War Against Drugs: Ill-gotten assets from drug trade worth crores frozen in Shopian

DM Shopian issued order under NDPS Act.

DM Shopian issued order under NDPS Act.

 SHOPIAN, FEBRUARY 18 (KNS):    Acting tough against drug  traffickers,  District Magistrate Shopian today ordered seizure / freezing of illegally acquired properties of five  drug traffickers in District Shopian .The action  has been taken under the provisions of Chapter VA of the Narcotic Drugs & Psychotic Substances Act, 1985. As per the orders issued today, the said properties shall not be transferred for any other use undertaken on it  without the permission of the District Magistrate.

 The Competent Authority under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, Shopian, accorded a seal of approval to freezing of  ill-gotten properties worth crores  of five  drug peddlers who were given  reasonable time period to prove credentials and produce the requisite documents that substantiate  the property as legal.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

 It included illegally acquired buildings and land  from the proceeds of narcotics trade. The properties were purchased from ill-gotten money of drug trafficking within the last six years in the name of accused persons as well as in the name of their kith and kin.The district administration has  issued  notices to several persons involved in the drug trafficking in the recent past and asked all of them to show cause the  source of means of the acquisition of the properties.(KNS)

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