Today Ld ADJ 4th court Paschim Midnapore cum Spl Court under NDPS Act sentenced ten years of rigorous imprisonment and one lakh fine of both arrested accused persons in c/w Kharagpur Local PS case No. 36/21 dt 14/01/2021 u/s 20(b)(ii)(c)/25/29 NDPS Act
(NDPS No. 1/21 )
Gist of the case :- On 14.01.2021 acting on secret source information Narcotic Cell CID being accompanied with Paschim Medinipur DD held raid on NH-60 near Rupnarayanpur “Khan Dharamkanta”, PS-Kharagpur (Local) Kolkata bound luxury public bus bearing Regd. No. OD11G4561 styled as “Nilamadhab” and apprehended two accused persons namely 1) Debashis Das (25yrs) s/o Lt. Laxmikanta Das of Sannyalchak, P.S- Chakdah, Dist- Nadia and 2) Bappa Das (19yrs) s/o Ramen Das of Jirat Uttar Gopalpur, P.S-Balagarh, Dist- Hooghly and recovered 40 kg 450 Grams of Cannabis.
Complainant: - SI Debasis Biswas of Kharagpur DD CID WB,
IO: - SI Samir Ghosh of Narcotics Cell
PP - Shri Debasish Maity of Paschim Midnapore Court
The custody trial of the case has been monitored by Narcotic Cell.
During custody trial few months ago the JC accd Bappa Das threatened the IO of the case in dire consequences by unknown mobile number from Midnapore Correctional Home. As per direction a team of Narcotic Cell with the help of local police & Jail Superintendent made search at prisoners Cell of Midnapore Correctional Home & recovered two mobile sets with SIM card. Accordingly jail authority seized those mobile sets with SIM card & initiated legal action against the JC accd persons. The entire fact informed from our end to Ld Judge of trial court with all relevant documents & audio clipping of mobile conversations of threatening of the JC accused persons.