[NDPS Act] Physical nature of contraband not relevant to determine whether it is opium: Supreme Court

A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana held that physical analysis is not prescribed under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act) for testing opium.
[NDPS Act] Physical nature of contraband not relevant to determine whether it is opium: Supreme Court
Supreme Court, NDPS Act

The Supreme Court recently held that the physical nature of the material is not relevant to determine whether the contents of the sample analysed were actually opium or not. [Sukhdev Singh v. State of Punjab]

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