Madhya Pradesh Drugs Case: Minister's Warning As Amazon Officials Charged
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Madhya Pradesh Drugs Case: Minister's Warning As Amazon Officials Charged

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November 21, 2021

Senior executives of Amazon's local unit in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind, about 500 km from state capital Bhopal, have been charged under the narcotics laws in a case of alleged marijuana smuggling, days after summons were issued against them. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra has asked the online retailer to cooperate, warning that action may be taken otherwise.


New Delhi, 21 November 2021

As per news report of NDTV, It has been alleged that 1,000 kg of marijuana, worth roughly $148,000 (Rs 1,09,98,005.80), was sold via the online retailer. While it has not been revealed how many executives have been charged, police said the case has been filed under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act due to contradictions in the reply filed by Amazon and evidence they collected On November 14, two men Suraj and Bijendra Singh Tomar, who run a roadside dhaba, were arrested with 20 kg ganja that they allegedly sourced from Visakhapatnam using Amazon, the police said.

Source - NDTV

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