State Excise department has appealed and urged the people of the state to affirm and resolve and take pledge not to harbour any drug trafficker (s) and peddlers in any form directly or indirectly, but to report incident of commission of offence under NDPS Act, taking place or likely to take place in localities or neighbourhood to the department.
Nagaland State Excise department, would observe “International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking” on June 26, under the aegis of UNDCP and NCB.
To observe the day on the tag “Together we can combat and root out this dreaded Drug Menace from out society in a Fight To Finish”. Meanwhile, Nagaland State Excise department under the aegis of UNDCP and NCB has put forth the following consequences in illegal dealings in drugs in the interest of public notice.
1. Illegal dealing in drugs, in any form, sale, possession, transaction, transportation, export and import inside India or from outside is prohibited and punishable under NDPS Act’1985, with punishment ranging from 10 to 20 years imprisonment and with fine from Rs.1 lakh to Rs.2 lakhs or with both.
2. Allowing premises, warehouse, godown, vehicles, or use of any kind of conveyance will be liable for confiscation to the State under NDPS Act with punishment ranging from 10 to 20 years imprisonment and fine from Rs.1 lakh to Rs.2 lakhs or with both.
3. Concealing of narcotic drugs in any form by goods, things or any items will be liable for confiscation to the State with punishment ranging from 10 to 20 years imprisonment and with fine from Rs.1 lakh to Rs.2 lakhs or with both.
4. NDPS Act’85 also prescribed stringent punishment to the extend of “Death Penalty” for repeated offences committed either in India or abroad.
5. Any property, assets, movable or immovable bank accounts/bank balances acquired or derived from drug money by either spouse, family members, associates, friends are liable for attachment to the State and “Freezed” bank accounts/ bank balances under NDPS Act.