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2019 (5) TMI 1955 - Indian Laws
Seeking grant of bail - Smuggling - Charas - applicability of statement under Section 67 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 - HELD THAT:- The offence, if any, would be against the person who had agreed to carry that goods or the consignor or the consignee of the goods. In the present case, the Consignee Ravi Kumar has already been granted bail who was to receive the said goods. The driver of the vehicle or any other passenger who had got the goods loaded would be actually liable for the said offence.
The applicant has made out a case for bail as the twin conditions prescribed under Section 37(1)(b)(ii) of the 1985 Act appear to be satisfied - Let applicant Vindhyachal Pal be released on bail and on furnishing a personal bond and two sureties each of the like amount before the court concerned subject to conditions imposed - application allowed.