Posts tagged as raids

Latvian police seize booze, cigarettes, guns and ammo in Kuldīga raids

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

State Police said October 13 a series of raids in Kuldīga had resulted in the seizure of guns, ammunition, contraband cogarettes and alcohol. Officials of the Criminal Police Division of the Kuldīga District of the State Police conducted four sanctioned searches, during which they found 200 liters of alcohol of illegal origin and 27,700 cigarettes without excise stamps of the Republic of Latvia. In another criminal proceeding, 25 different unregistered weapons, 20…

Kashmiris allege beatings, abuse in raids by Indian troops

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The Indian soldiers descended on Bashir Ahmed Dar’s house in southern Kashmir on Aug. 10, a few days after the government in New Delhi stripped the disputed Himalayan region of its statehood and launched a crackdown. Over the next 48 hours, the 50-year-old plumber said he was subjected to two separate rounds of beatings by soldiers. They demanded that he find his younger brother, who had joined rebels opposing India’s…