Heroin flow continues unabated
Law enforcement agencies seized 38 kilograms and 558 grams of heroin
last year and 14,431 persons were arrested in heroin related offences.
The number of heroin cases detected during this period was 14,337, a
senior police officer told the Sunday Observer.
A haul of 150,841 kilograms of cannabis and 107 grams and 10
kilograms and 463 grams of cocaine were seized during the same period
while 18 kilograms and 582 grams of Hashish were seized.
The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB), outstation police stations,
Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Excise Department, Prisons
Department, Army, Navy and the Special Task Force (STF) seized the
The number of persons arrested in cannabis related offences stood at
27,762 while four persons were arrested for possessing cocaine and seven