Greater Kashmir, 22 Feb 2014 - 5000 capsules, 7 KG Charas, 26 gm brown sugar recovered, 20 arrested in 15 cases Srinagar, Feb 22: Coming out of alleged slumber the City police has gone active against drug menace with a "record recovery of contraband narcotics" and arrest of 20 accused in separate cases in the past around a month, official sources said Saturday.
Sunstar Manila, 21 Feb 2014 - MANILA -- Suspects and evidences in cases involving illegal drugs can be immediately presented to the media, said official said Friday. In an interview, Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesperson Superintendent Reuben Sindac said showing of suspects and evidences immediately after apprehension is an exception to the "no firing line policy" as stated in the law against illegal drugs.
Jakarta Post, 09 Feb 2014 - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is again under fire for going soft on drug convicts following the decision to parole Schapelle Corby. The Australian would have been eligible for parole after serving two-thirds of her original sentence, in 2017, if not for a five-year sentence reduction granted by Yudhoyono in 2012 and for 30 months of remissions she received over the years.
Bangkok Post, 06 Feb 2014 - Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby is expected to learn Friday whether Indonesian authorities have agreed to grant her parole after more than nine years behind bars on the resort island of Bali. Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby is pictured on April 22, 2008 inside Kerobokan prison in Denpasar on the Indonesian resort island of Bali
Northern Star, 06 Feb 2014 - When asked how Corby was likely to celebrate, ex-Corby family lawyer Kerry Smith-Douglas said she'll probably pop a cork of champagne and roll up a big marijuana joint the size of a cigar and kick back and enjoy herself. Visibly rattled, Today host Karl Stefanovic then asked, "You haven't been smoking yourself this morning, have you?"
Central Leader, 05 Feb 2014 - Indonesian justice minister who will decide whether Schapelle Corby will be released on parole from a Bali prison says the Australian will get no special treatment. After nine years behind bars for drug smuggling, Corby, 36, is inching towards parole.
Sydney Morning Herald, 05 Feb 2014 - Nine's telemovie on drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has angered her supporters. A father with white scraggly whiskers lightly nicotine-stained by the make-up artist and glued to his chin looks up at his daughter, a one-time beauty school student in a green dress seated before him in a prison garden.
Jakarta Post, 05 Feb 2014 - Law and Human Rights Minister Amir Syamsuddin said on Wednesday that he would rule on Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby's parole application this week, raising speculation that Corby could be released soon. Corby was arrested at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, Bali, in October 2004 for smuggling 4.2 kilograms of marijuana into Indonesia. She was sentenced to 20 years in prison and is currently detained at Kerobokan Penitentiary in Bali.
Gulf Times, 05 Feb 2014 - High-profile Australian drug trafficker Schapelle Corby will learn within days whether she will be granted parole from an Indonesian jail following a lengthy bid to win early release, a minister said yesterday. Indonesian Justice Minister Amir Syamsuddin said the 36-year-old's application was among a large batch he would decide on by today although he stressed she would not get "special treatment".
The Post, 02 Feb 2014 - Israel's newly fortified Egyptian border has delivered a severe blow to drug smugglers, forcing its hashish and marijuana smokers to deal with a new kind of high - soaring prices. The ravines that snake past rocky red mountains once provided a popular, low-risk route for traffickers to run drugs, women and African migrants into Israel over the southern frontier along Egypt's Sinai desert. But with a rise in Islamist militant violence in Sinai, Israel in 2011 accelerated the fortification of the border with a five-metre (16-foot)-high fence, state-of-the art surveillance and special military forces - with a crippling side effect for smugglers.
Los Angeles Times, 27 Jan 2014 - Entrepreneurs Set Up Labs and Appear to Be Distributing the Drug Beyond the Borders. YANJI, China - After the North Korean coal mine where she worked stopped paying salaries, Park Kyung Ok tried her hand at business.