Chandigarh: Court awards 3-year jail to Ropar student in drugs case

A Chandigarh court on Monday awarded three-year jail to a Ropar student arrested with 40 gm heroin in December 2016; it also imposed a fine of 20,000 on him in the drugs case
A Ropar student was awarded three-year jail term by a Chandigarh court in a drugs case.The police said the accused was a BTech student and was habitual of consuming drugs for the last three years. (AFP File Photo/ Representational image)
A Ropar student was awarded three-year jail term by a Chandigarh court in a drugs case.The police said the accused was a BTech student and was habitual of consuming drugs for the last three years. (AFP File Photo/ Representational image)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 03:11 AM IST
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A local court on Monday awarded three-year jail to a BTech student arrested with 40 gm heroin in December 2016. The court has also imposed a fine of 20,000 on accused Gaurav, 25, alias Jaggi, hailing from Ropar. He was arrested by the crime branch of the Chandigarh police and a case under the NDPS Act was registered in December 2016 at the Sector 31 police station, Chandigarh. He was arrested at a naka while coming from Phase 2, Ram Darbar, when he tried to escape after seeing a police team. The police said Gaurav was a BTech student and was habitual of consuming drugs for the last three years.

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