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Man gets 9 years in jail for drug possession

A court in Fatehgarh Sahib on Friday sentenced a man to nine years in jail for possessing 900 grams of charas.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Fatehgarh Sahib
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2012 11:14 PM IST

A court here on Friday sentenced a man to nine years in jail for possessing 900 grams of charas.

The additional sessions judge also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on Dharminder Singh. If he fails to pay the fine, Singh would have to undergo an additional six months of imprisonment.

A team of Government Railway Police (GRP) of Sirhind had found 900 grams of charas in Singh's bag during checking at Sirhind railway station on August 14, 2011.

He was arrested and a case registered against him under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.

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