The district court of Chandigarh Tuesday sentenced two accused to 10-years of imprisonment in a case related to NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act. The convicts were held by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) sleuths with 3.09 kilogramme of charas (cannabis powder) in 2016.
The convicts, Mausamdeen (28) and Dildar (20), were sentenced to imprisonment by the court of Additional District and Session Judge, Dr Ajit Attri. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on the convicts. As per the prosecution, the two convicts, both residents of Himachal Pradesh, were held by the NCB in October 2016 while they were possessing the contraband.
As per the FIR, the duo were held near a check post while they were carrying 3.09 Kg of charas by hiding it below vegetables in a pick-up truck. They were apprehended at the Sector 26/7 dividing road.
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