Jammu & Kashmir

Drug trafficking: Authorities issue notice issued to 5 persons under NDPS Act

Drug trafficking: Authorities issue notice issued to 5 persons under NDPS Act

Srinagar: The District Administration Shopian on Wednesday issued notices to five persons involved in illicit drug trafficking.

These drug traffickers, as per notices issued, have been involved in the illicit trade of drugs with the motive of taking illegal proceeds.

They have made investment in acquiring movable and immovable properties from the illegal proceeds from the drug trade.

Taking cognisance of their illegal activities, Additional District Magistrate Shopian has intended to take action against them. Financial investigation under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotic Substances Act, 1985 has been initiated and the accused have been asked to attend ADM office within 30 days.

They have been further asked to produce documents indicating the source of income, earnings or assets by means of which they have acquired properties and show why acquired properties may not be declared illegal and seized as per the provisions of the NDPS Act. 1985.


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