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Passenger held at Kolkata airport with 1,865 pieces of psychotropic drug

ANI
Published : Jun 6, 2018, 11:15 am IST
Updated : Jun 6, 2018, 11:15 am IST

The passenger was travelling to Doha and was arrested on Tuesday for carrying 1,865 tablets of amphetamine.

A custom office press release read, 1,865 pieces of amphetamine, weighing 200 grams, were seized under Section 43 of NDPS Act, 1985. (Photo: ANI)
 A custom office press release read, 1,865 pieces of amphetamine, weighing 200 grams, were seized under Section 43 of NDPS Act, 1985. (Photo: ANI)

Kolkata: A passenger, resident of Uttar Panchpota, North 24 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 1,865 tablets of amphetamine.

Amphetamine is a psychotropic substance under NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act, 1985.

 

A custom office press release read, 1,865 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. Further investigation is underway. 

Tags: kolkata airport, drug seizure
Location: India, West Bengal, Calcutta [Kolkata]