Seizure of banned drug: Drug not fentanyl, but a chemical used to make it, says FSL report
| Tuesday | 16th April, 2019
Police have also added a section for punishment for attempting to commit an offence against the accused, following the FSL report.
Advocate Ayaz Khan, representing Dola, said after initially saying the seizure was that of fentanyl, police had changed its stand.
AdvertisingA report from the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in Kalina shows that a sample of an opioid, fentanyl, 100 kg of which was seized by police three months ago, is not the banned drug but a chemical used in its production and for manufacturing other medicine.
In the remand plea, police also stated that the accused had forged documents and managed to collect commercial quantities of the chemical.
“The police initially claimed that they found the accused in possession of fentanyl and have now changed their stand and charged them with preparation of the drug.
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