Rigors of Section 37 NDPS Act won't apply to driver of courier service if unaware of what is being transported: Gauhati High Court

The court considered the police entry in the station diary wherein it was noted that the vehicle of the courier service might have been used by drug peddlers.
Justice Ajit Borthakur with Gauhati HC
Justice Ajit Borthakur with Gauhati HC

The Gauhati High Court recently granted bail to a driver of a courier company, on the ground that the rigors of Section 37 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) wouldn't apply to drivers of courier services who are not aware as to what has been loaded in the vehicle they drive [Lorik Ram vs State of Assam]

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