Britisher held guilty under NDPS Act

Ned was in India on a vacation before his degree course

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: September 21, 2013 3:01 am

The Court of Additional District and Sessions Judge Shalini Nagpal on Friday held a British national guilty under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. Quantum of sentence will be pronounced on September 24.

Napper Ned who was in India on a vacation was held guilty by the court for possessing narcotics. He came to India on May 22,2011 and visited Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

Police said,on July 16,2011 Ned was caught riding without a helmet near the Sector 38. He tried to flee but was apprehended. On searching him,police seized 40 gm Charas and 190 gm psychotropic substances from his possession.

His statement was recorded on spot and later a case was registered against him under Section 20 and 22 of NDPS Act.

Ned had secured admission for a three-year degree course in English literature at Cambridge University starting from October 2011. He worked as a teacher in Ethiopia for two months. Sentence will be pronounced by the court on September 24.

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