Illicit Drug Trafficking
There are various activities which will come under illicit drug trafficking crime, you can go through them here.
- Cultivation of coca, opium poppy, or cannabis plant.
- Production, purchase, sale, possession, warehousing, concealment, or inter-state export, import of the narcotics and psychotropic substances.
- Drug smuggling.
- Controlled substances trafficking with a minor.
So for all that matters, the culprit is subjected to imprisonment and fines both. The penalty for illicit drug trafficking will depend upon the severity of the crime.
- For a smaller quantity, the imprisonment for a term of about 6 months and fine or both can be charged too.
- While the contravention falls below the range of commercial quantity and above small quantity, imprisonment term can extend up to 10 years and fine of 1 lakh or both.
- And in terms, the quantity matches the commercial level or above it, imprisonment can extend up to 10-20 years with the fine chargeable from 1 lakh -2 lakh.
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