NDPS - Quantum of sentence reduced

2020 SCeJ 2085

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Before : Justice  Ashok Bhushan, Justice R. Subhash Reddy and Justice M.R. Shah, JJ.

ISSAK NABAB SHAH — Appellant
versus
THE STATE OF MAHARASHTRA — Respondent

Criminal Appeal No. 828 of 2020 (Arising from S.L.P.(Criminal) No.6232 of 2020) @ Diary No. 6991/2020

03.12.2020

 

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 Sections 8(c) and 20(b) - Recovery of 6.300 kilogram ganja - Quantum of sentence – Recovery is between small quantity and commercial quantity and considering the fact that the maximum punishment for such offence is 10 years rigorous imprisonment, out of which the appellant has already undergone six years rigorous imprisonment -  Sentence modified to six years rigorous imprisonment in place of ten years rigorous imprisonment . #2020 SCeJ 2085

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