Kerala High Court denies bail to man booked for buying cocaine via mobile apps using cryptocurrency

The Court was dealing with a bail plea by a man who was alleged to have procured cocaine and MDMA through the dark net, by placing an order on the Wickr Me app and making cryptocurrency payments through the Binance app.
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The Kerala High Court recently cautioned that the purpose behind the stringent provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act) would get defeated if efforts are not made to stop the use of advanced technology to procure and traffic drugs. [Vijay Philip v Narcotic Control Bureau].

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