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Monday, August 10, 2020



532 kg of heroin haul case, NIA files first supplementary chargesheet

May 29, 2020 1:20 am

The agency filed charges under Section 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of IPC, and various sections of the NDPS and UAPA Act against “narco-terrorist” Amit Gambhir alias Shoe Mallet alias King India. Gambhir is a resident of Amritsar.

Chandigarh: Nigerian acquitted of charges under NDPS after 3 years

November 17, 2018 4:42 am

The accused Oneka Ikechukwu, a Nigerian native, has been acquitted from the Court of Additional District and Sessions Judge, Neerja Kulwant Kalson, from Section 20/21-61-85 of the NDPS Act.

SHO, Congress councillor booked under NDPS Act in Punjab

December 11, 2017 1:15 am

SSP Hoshiarpur J Elanchelien said the former SHO, Inspector Harbans Singh, was named in the FIR Saturday evening along with the local Congress leader. 

Almost half of all prisoners in Punjab jails face cases of narcotics use, sale or seizure

September 16, 2015 3:52 am

Of the inmates lodged in jails under the NDPS Act, 8,513 are undertrials, while 3,787 are convicts. Of the total 26,000 people lodged in jails, 15,424 are undertrials while the rest are convicts.

Myanmar national arrested for possession of drugs worth Rs 1.8 crore in Mizoram

August 12, 2015 8:09 pm

The accused has been booked under the NDPS Act and related customs laws after he was arrested at a village on the Indo-Myanmar international border crossing.

Another challenge for city police — Youngsters’ ‘addiction’ to ‘Meow Meow’

December 29, 2014 3:36 am

With no classification in the schedule, the transaction of the drug still cannot be deemed.

Too harsh to work

December 17, 2014 12:04 am

The call to ‘shun drugs, not addicts’ makes little sense as the narcotics law criminalises drug use.

Peddler who ‘hid drug under a plastered arm’ arrested near Malwani school

November 29, 2014 1:12 am

The accused is alleged to have been hiding the drug under a plaster around his right arm, earning the nickname of ‘Raju Plaster’.