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MAN ACQUITTED IN 2017 DRUGS CASE
Chandigarh, May 15 -- The district court acquitted a man in a drugs case of October 2017. Raghu Arora, now 28, was acquitted under Section 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act after the prosecution failed to prove its case. The matter dates back to October 11, 2017, when Arora was allegedly caught with a polythene containing 11 grams of heroine near Nirankari Bhawan in Mauli Jagran. Arora's counsel Yadwinder Sandhu argued that he was falsely implicated by the police. Sandhu said the police had failed to comply with the Section 50 of the Act, under which the accused had to be served a notice and recoveries were to be made in the presence of a magistrate or a gazetted officer. After the arguments, the court acquitte...
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