Hefty fine is being levied on shops selling such harmful products. This has led to a significant drop in the number of shops selling the products.
Aryan, the son of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, got a clean chit from the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs-on-cruise case in May this year.
Excise Minister M V Govindan had recently announced in the assembly that two de-addiction centres exclusively for women and children would be started in Kochi and Kozhikode.
Last month, the STF had recommended for attachment of the property worth around `5.50 crore of drug peddler Rajanikant Patnaik and his relatives of Khajapalli in Khalikote block.
The court said that it perused the chargesheet and chemical analysis report of the seized banned substances and since the reports are positive, there is sufficient material to take cognisance.
The police came to know about this while interrogating four students from a well-known engineering college who were arrested in connection with MDMA possession.
The traders, Subhas Bisoi and his two sons Subir and Rama Chandra, had acquired the properties illegally through cannabis trade.
While police claim that increased enforcement activities has resulted in the massive uptick in registering of NDPS cases, reports suggest that drug abuse among the public is the prime cause.
While 377 offenders including peddlers, transporters and consumers were arrested, 80 are still absconding.
Earlier, the High Court had circulated an SOP to all the district judges taking into consideration the difficulties being faced in destruction of the seized contraband.
He was in jail for a year and had got conditional bail by Karnataka High Court in October 2021.
Sail's lawyer Tushar Khandare confirmed that Sail died after he suffered a heart attack and that his family members do not suspect any foul play.
The incident happened in June 2018, when Arun, Ravi, and Sriram were on their way through the Batlagundu-Kodaikanal Road in Dindigul district in a vehicle.
Detention under the law is also one of the grounds that allows the agency to attach the assets of an accused.
The State government filed the petition through SP, STF, CID CB.
Calling the case against Majithia as false and highly politicised, Badal warned that everyone responsible for implicating an innocent person in a "false" case will have to face consequences.
The court on January 10 had granted interim protection to Majithia from the arrest in the matter while directing him to join the investigation on January 12
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Majithia (46) was booked under the relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act on Monday on the basis of a 2018 status report of a probe.
Siddharth Pithani was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau on May 28 this year from Hyderabad and he is currently in judicial custody.