Passenger Arrested At Kolkata Airport For Carrying Psychotropic Substance

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Kolkata: A passenger, resident of Uttar Panchpota, North XXIV Parganas, travelling to Doha by Qatar flight no. QR- 541 was arrested on Tuesday at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, for carrying 1865 tablets of amphetamine.

According to the news agency ANI Amphetamine is a psychotropic substance under NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act, 1985.

A custom office press release read, 1865 pieces of amphetamine, weighing 200 grams, were seized under Section 43 of NDPS Act, 1985.

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The passenger was arrested under the provision of the act ibid.

Further investigation is in progress.