Passenger arrested at Kolkata airport for carrying psychotropic substance

Jun 06, 2018, 11:20 IST | ANI

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

Passenger arrested at Kolkata airport for carrying psychotropic substance

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Kolkata: A passenger, resident of Uttar Panchpota, North XXIV 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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