Tribune News ServiceChandigarh, December 2A local court has acquitted a 22-year-old local resident in a drug case.
According to the prosecution, a police team nabbed Jaipreet Singh, a resident of Sector 20-B, Chandigarh, during a patrolling in Sector 20-C.
Following the recovery, a case under Section 21 of the NDPS Act was registered against Jaipreet at the Sector 19 police station on August 5, 2017.
As per Section 50 ofthe NDPS Act, before searching any person, the police have to give an option to search him before any magistrate or a gazetted officer.
After hearing the arguments, the court acquitted the suspect of the charges.
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