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Six persons get 12-years imprisonment for carrying ganja in Bihar

News Agencies | Updated on: 23 April 2018, 15:48 IST

A Gaya court today sentenced six persons to 12-years in jail for carrying contraband ganja.

The six persons, including a woman, were found guilty by Additional and District Sessions Judge (ADJ)(II) Priti Verma under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act for carrying ganja.

The judge sentenced them to 12-years in jail and also fined them Rs 2 lakh each.

According to prosecution lawyer Sadulla Faruqui, the police had seized three quintals of ganja from two vehicles on September 4, 2016 near Suryamandal revenue post on national highway 2 (GT road).

On the basis of the then Barachatti station house officer's statement, six persons - Anita Singh, Upendra Yadav, Sunil Kumar, Rajendra Kumar Arya, Yatindra Chauhan and Mohammad Shabbir were named in the FIR as accused persons under the NDPS Act.

(PTI)

First published: 23 April 2018, 15:48 IST
 
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