Man arrested at Kolkata airport for carrying psychotropic drugs

He was carrying 1865 tablets of Amphetamine, a psychotropic substance under NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act, 1985.

Published: 06th June 2018 11:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th June 2018 11:47 AM   |  A+A-

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Kolkata : A passenger and a resident of Uttar Panchpota, North twenty four Parganas, travelling to Doha by Qatar flight no. QR- 541 was arrested on Tuesday at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, for carrying 1865 tablets of Amphetamine.
Amphetamine is a psychotropic substance under NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act, 1985.
A custom office press release read, 1865 pieces of Amphetamine, weighing 200 grams, were seized under Section 43 of NDPS Act, 1985.
The passenger was arrested under the provision of the act ibid. Further investigation is in progress.

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