Ummid Assistant

Maharashtra SSC Results: Mumbai tops; girls outshine boys again

Samsung to offer scholarships to IIM-A students

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home Regional

Israeli, Russian mafia export drugs from Goa: NCP

Wednesday July 06, 2011 07:59:35 PM, IANS

Panaji: Israeli and Russian drug mafias based in Goa manufacture and export synthetic drugs like Ecstacy to the US, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) said Wednesday.

Speaking to reporters, Avinash Bhosale, general secretary of the NCP, a ruling coalition partner in the Goa government, said the state government was not doing enough to curb peddling of drugs to both tourists and youngsters.

"Both the Israeli and Russian mafia are widely marketing drugs like Ecstasy to the US," says literature published by the NCP to be used as part of its 'Say No To Drugs' campaign, beginning August.

Ecstasy, also known as MDMA, is a synthetically manufactured 'happy' drug, which temporarily relieves the user of anxiety and its possession is punishable in India under the Narcotics, Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act.

"Goa being loosely governed, the drug cartels manage to survive by splitting the phases of production - basic chemistry at one location, drug tablet production at another, packaging at a third," it further states.

"We feel that much more needs to be done. The Goa government's action against drugs leaves much to be desired. That is why the NCP is taking this step despite being a partner in government in Goa," Bhosale said.

Seven policemen and two Israeli drug dealers were arrested and subsequently released on bail after a Swedish model and a former girlfriend of an alleged drug dealer uploaded incriminating videos on the web, in which the drug dealer was seen speaking of how police sell drugs to them.

The model, Lucky Farmhouse, also said in an interview to an Israeli newspaper that state Home Minister Ravi Naik's son Roy had links with the drug dealer Yaniv Benaim alias Atala.

 




 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

  Bookmark and Share

Home | Top of the Page

 

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

 

 

 

Top Stories

Telangana remains shut for second day

Life remained paralysed across Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday, the second day of the 48-hour shutdown called by Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to demand a separate state of Telangana. 

Telangana Movement gathers momentum; cabinet meets

Four more MPs, 16 legislators from Telangana resign

 

  Most Read

India in danger of missing 'nano bus': PM's scientific advisor

India could miss the "nano bus" it it did not catch up soon with China, Japan or the US that were making rapid strides in the field of nanotechnology, the next frontier of science, says top 

Kerala CM assures support to interest-free banking

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has assured full support to the interest-free banking system based on the Islamic principles. "The Kerala government will extend full support and cooperation to the interest-free banking system so that it may be used for the development 

 

  News Pick

VP Hamid Ansari to attend 'birthday' of South Sudan

Vice President Hamid Ansari will Saturday represent India at the celebrations to mark the formal birth of Africa's newest nation South Sudan, an oil-rich 

South Sudan to become world's newest nation July 9

Reclining Eiffel Tower - a symbol of German industrial history

If the Eiffel Tower of France is a monumental marvel, then the Reclining Eiffel Tower of Germany is an industrial one. Besides being tall, both are also symbols of the historic past of

State biggest land grabber, says apex court

The Supreme Court Tuesday said that the state was the biggest land grabber, depriving farmers of their livelihood for generations. The apex court bench of Justice G.S. Singhvi and Justice A.K. Ganguly said that farmers' lands were 

Interlocutors to study impact of conflict on Kashmir's pluralism

The three central government-appointed interlocutors will focus on the ways to reduce impact of conflict on the 

 

Picture of the Day

Defence Minister of Mozambique Filipe Jacinto Nyusi laying wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti, in New Delhi on June 28, 2011.

(Photo: Fulchand)

 

 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Religion

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Culture

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

Career

     

Education

       

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

2010 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.