38.6c New Delhi, India, Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Judiciary

Underworld Organised Activities & Clandestine Smuggling of Drugs Resulting in Addiction Among Adolescents, Students: Delhi HC

By Vaibhav Gattani      17 December, 2021 01:32 PM      0 Comments
Underworld Organised Activities & Clandestine Smuggling of Drugs Resulting in Addiction Among Adolescents, Students: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court recently observed that organised activities of underworld and clandestine smuggling of narcotic drugs is resulting in drug addiction among adolescents and students of both sexes [Ram Bharose v The State].

This is having a deadly impact on society as a whole, single-judge Justice Subramonium Prasad observed while dismissing the bail application of a man found with around 200 grams of smack.

It has been observed that organized activities of the underworld and clandestine smuggling of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances and illegal trafficking in such drugs and substance is resulting in drug addiction among sizeable section of the public, particularly the adolescents and students of both sexes and the menace has assumed serious and alarming proportions in the recent years which has a deadly impact on the society as a whole,” the Court said while referring to the top court's judgment in Gurdev Singh v State of Punjab.

The accused had been charged with offences under Sections 21/25/29 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act). He had earlier filed an anticipatory bail plea before the Sessions Court, which was dismissed in November.

The Court noted that the investigation in the case is at a nascent stage and the allegation against the petitioner is that he supplied drugs to peddlers for distribution, and the quantity recovered from him was commercial quantity as well.

The Court further said that the man is involved in another offense under the NDPS Act registered with the Crime Branch, and therefore he is likely to commit another offense while on bail.

The plea was, therefore, dismissed.



Share this article:



Leave a feedback about this
TRENDING NEWS

battle-over-butter-chicken-moti-mahal-takes-daryaganj-to-court-in-trademark-showdown
Trending Business
Battle Over Butter Chicken: Moti Mahal Takes Daryaganj to Court in Trademark Showdown

Moti Mahal and Daryaganj restaurants clash in Delhi High Court over trademark claims, each asserting they invented Butter Chicken and Dal Makhani.

28 May, 2024 11:33 AM
punjab-and-haryana-high-court-upholds-eds-arrest-of-aap-mla-dismisses-plea-challenging-detention
Trending Judiciary
Punjab and Haryana High Court Upholds ED's Arrest of AAP MLA, Dismisses Plea Challenging Detention [Read Order]

Punjab and Haryana High Court dismisses AAP MLA Jaswant Singh's plea against his ED arrest, ruling it was in line with Section 19(1) of the PMLA.

28 May, 2024 11:56 AM

TOP STORIES

no-legal-mandate-for-uploading-of-form-17c-on-website-or-handing-over-to-anyone-other-than-candidate-or-agent-ec-tells-sc
Trending Judiciary
No legal mandate for uploading of Form 17C on website or handing over to anyone other than candidate or agent, EC tells SC

EC tells SC there's no legal mandate to upload Form 17C on websites or provide it to anyone other than candidates or agents, citing risks of misuse and mistrust.

23 May, 2024 11:28 AM
national-security-always-paramount-sc-cancels-bail-of-pfi-members
Trending Judiciary
'National security always paramount,' SC cancels bail of PFI members [Read Judgment]

SC emphasizes national security, cancels bail of eight PFI members, stressing balance between civil liberties and counter-terrorism under UAPA.

23 May, 2024 12:05 PM
calcutta-hc-invalidates-five-lakh-obc-certificates-issued-after-2010-cites-unconstitutional-grounds
Trending Judiciary
Calcutta HC Invalidates Five Lakh OBC Certificates Issued After 2010, Cites Unconstitutional Grounds [Read Judgment]

Calcutta High Court invalidates OBC certificates issued after 2010, declaring them unconstitutional. Court cites undue haste and procedural impropriety.

23 May, 2024 03:33 PM
mp-high-court-grants-police-protection-to-couple-facing-honour-killing-threats-over-marriage
Trending Judiciary
MP High Court Grants Police Protection to Couple Facing Honour Killing Threats over Marriage [Read Order]

MP High Court grants police protection to a couple facing death threats from their parents for marrying without consent, citing serious measures against honor killings.

23 May, 2024 03:45 PM

ADVERTISEMENT


Join Group

Signup for Our Newsletter

Get Exclusive access to members only content by email