Private Vehicle Is Not A “Public Place” As Explained In Section 43 NDPS Act
Case: Boota Singh Vs State Of Haryan
Coram: Justices UU Lalit and KM Joseph
Case No: [CrA 421 OF 2021]
Court Observation: “The decision of this Court in Karnail Singh as followed in Jagraj Singh alias Hansa, is absolutely clear. Total non-compliance of Section 42 is impermissible. The rigor of Section 42 may get lessened in situations dealt with in the conclusion drawn by this Court in Karnail Singh 1 but in no case, total non-compliance of Section 42 can be accepted”, the bench observed while acquitting the accused.
Private Vehicle, Public Place, Section 43 NDPS Act