NEW DELHI: Ahead of New Year’s eve celebrations, the Narcotics Control Bureau has arrested four students from some of the top colleges in Delhi-NCR and seized 1 kg of hashish and three LSD blotters from them. While two students, Gaurav Kumar and Tenzin Phunchog, are from Delhi University’s Hindu College, the other two, Sam Mallick and Anirudh Mathur, are students at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Amity University respectively, according to the bureau. “The hashish was bought from Himachal Pradesh villages for around ~3 lakh. We are yet to identify the source of the LSD blotters that also cost around ~3 lakh,” said SK Jha, deputy director general, NCB (Northern Range).
Gaurav Kumar, a 22-year-old student of BA Economics (Honours) at Hindu College, has been identified as one primarily involved in Continue reading
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The popularity of synthetic or party drugs has increased manifold over the past five years in India but the use of conventional substances such as cocaine, heroin, and hashish has remained static or decreased, government data shows.
In terms of volume, marijuana or ganja remains the most common drug seized at more than 2 lakh kg, according to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which collected the data on drugs seized across India in 2016 by various law-enforcement agencies.
The confiscation of party drugs – amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) such as MDMA or Molly — increased from 40 kg in 2012 to 1,687 kg last year.
Drug enforcement agencies believe Molly is brought to the country from illegal labs and factories in Continue reading
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