Delhi HC Questions 70,000 Kilos of Heroin

Delhi HC Questions 70,000 Kilos of Heroin
Delhi HC Questions 70,000 Kilos of Heroin

Following a plea alleging the disappearance of over 70,000 kilograms of heroin, worth approximately Rs 5 lakh crore, from official seizure records between 2018 and 2020, the Delhi High Court issued a notice to the Union Ministry of Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday.

  • The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) and the Ministry of Finance were given a four-week deadline by Justice Subramonium Prasad’s one-judge bench to provide their answers. 9th September is when the case will next be heard.
  • Journalist BR Aravindakshan initiated the lawsuit by submitting a petition to the MHA requesting records regarding the narcotics’ confiscation and disposal procedures.
  • The petitioner drew attention to notable differences between the NCRB statistics and the MHA’s data on heroin seizures between 2018 and 2020.
  • The suit claims that during the specified period, 70,772.544 kilogrammes of heroin-worth an estimated Rs 5 lakh crore-vanished from seizure records.








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