|Drug Peddler convicted under Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940|
|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Oct 21: Additional Mobile Magistrate, Drugs & Food Control organization has convicted an accused namely Hardeep Singh S/o Sansar Chand R/o Vijaypur under the provisions of Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940.
The accused was found guilty and accordingly convicted for the commission of offences u/s 18 (a), (c) read with section 27 (b) of Drugs & Cosmetics for which the Court has sentenced him with imprisonment along with fine of Rs 23,000.
It is pertinent to mention here that habit forming drugs were confiscated from the accused mentioned herein above and thereafter Criminal Complaint /Challan was filed by Drug Inspector, Samba before the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Samba under sections 18(a),(c) read with section 27 (b) of Drugs & Cosmetics Act.