FARUK AHMED LASKAR Vs. STATE OF MANIPUR
HIGH COURT OF MANIPUR
Faruk Ahmed Laskar
STATE OF MANIPUR
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MV MURALIDARAN,J. -
(1.) The petitioner/accused is a resident of Berenga part III, P.S. Silchar, sub-Division Silchar, District Cachar, Assam was arrested
along with two others in Connection with the NCB crime No.06/2018 U/s
8(c), 17(c), 21(c), 22(c), 29 &35 of the ND and PS Act, 1985 as amended on 05.04.2018 and has been under Judicial custody for the last 9/10
months i.e. 300 days in jail.
(2.) The petitioner/accused is the owner and driver of the vehicle used by the other co-accused on hire whereby the
petitioner/accused along with two other co-accused on 05.04.2018 were
travelling in N.H. 53 to Silchar from Imphal in connection with a business
trips wherein a group of persons which is latter identified as a member of
Narcotics Controls Bureau, Imphal stops us near Khumbong area and
start frisking and checking the vehicles. Psychotropic and controlled
drugs was found from the vehicles used by the accused persons thereby
detained and filed as case against the accused person being crime
No.06/2018 u/s 8(c), 17(c) ,21(c), 22(c), 29 & 35 of the ND & PS Act,
1985 as amended.
(3.) The statutory mandatory period of detention of 180 days as per section 167(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 as amended
is violated since the petitioner/accused had been in custody for 300 days
till date. Therefore, this bail application is filed to enlarge the
petitioner/accused on bail in connection with the NCB crime No.06/2018
u/s 8(c), 17(c), 21(c), 22(c), 29 & 35 of the ND & PS Act, 1985 as
amended. Objections raised by the respondents No.2.;
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