NDPS Act: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Operation Calypso: DRI busts International Cocaine Smuggling racket

Published: November 19, 2020

The Directorate of Revenue intelligence (DRI) recently launched Operation Calypso. Under the operation, 504 grams of cocaine was seized and a transnational drug racket was busted. The gang has successfully smuggled more than 3.3 kilograms of cocaine in Mumbai. The value of the smuggled cocaine has been estimated as 20 crores of Rupees. Directorate of ..

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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act

Published: April 26, 2020

The Supreme Court held that for determining the punishment under the NDPS Act, the quantity of the neutral substances must be included when weighing the seized narcotics. About the Act The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act passed in 1985 prohibits the production, sale, purchase, transport and consumption of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances in ..

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