Giving details of the latest arrest, an official said a team of the NCB laid a trap in suburban Goregaon and apprehended the accused, identified as Okaro Ouzama, 'along with an intermediate quantity of cocaine' on Saturday.
On a tip-off, police searched a passenger bus coming from Manipur at Laharijan on Friday night and seized the heroin concealed in 27 soap boxes.
The case relates to the seizure of 2,988.21 kg of heroin, disguised as consignment of semi-processed talc stones originating from Afghanistan, which had arrived at the Mundra port from Bandar Abbas Port in Iran, according to the NIA official.
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has so far arrested 17 people, including Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan, after allegedly seizing drugs from the Goa-bound ship on Saturday.
On Sunday, both actor Shah Rukh Khan and union minister Ajay Mishra Teni made it to national news thanks to controversies involving their sons.
The NCB Chief, S N Pradhan has said that the agency is looking to expand its investigation in connection with the drugs cruise case
Based on a tip-off that a party was scheduled on the ship, an NCB team, led by its zonal director Sameer Wankhede, had raided the Goa-bound cruise ship on Saturday evening and recovered drugs from some of the passengers, the official said.
Estimated 30 to 50 kg of the contraband, worth about Rs 150 to Rs 250 crore in the international markets were confiscated from the boat which was seized during the operation carried out on Saturday night.
The court's former prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, sought permission from judges earlier this year to investigate the Philippine government's campaign.
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A case has been registered in this connection at the Basistha police station and further investigations were on to determine the linkages
The reduction of infection was obtained using concentrations of the drug which are safe and achievable using the standard clinical dose of fenofibrate, the researchers said.
The surgery was conducted by a 15-member team under the leadership of Dr. Sridhar K, Director and Group Head, Institute of Neurosciences & Spinal Disorders.
Attorney General Merrick Garland made the announcement saying he was imposing a moratorium on federal executions.
Muslims pelt stones at policemen during clashes following an Eid-e-Milad un Nabi procession, in Jabalpur.PTI Photo
Migrant workers arriving from J&K wait at a railway station to board a train for their native places, in Amritsar. Many of migrant workers are leaving the Kashmir Valley after a series of attacks on them.PTI Photo
Blocked Askote-Jauljibi road after landslide due to heavy rain, in Pithoragarh.PTI Photo
Policemen fire teargas shells on Muslims during clashes following an Eid-e-Milad un Nabi procession, in Jabalpur.PTI Photo
NDRF personnel evacuate people from a flooded area after heavy rains in Rudrapur.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates