|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Feb 11: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Atharv Mahajan and Court on its Own Motion, regarding low conviction rate and acquittal in many of NPDS case, A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Tashi Rabstan, after hearing Adv Deepika Mahajan appearing for the PIL observed that Status report dated 7 February, 2019 has been filed by Shakeel-ur-Rehman, Special Secretary to Govt., Home Department which relates with regard to the proposal for establishment of two Forensic Narcotic Divisions at FSL, Jammu and Srinagar. Even this is at proposal stage only.
DB directed to file status report with regard to these laboratories on the next date.
DB further observed that last order has not been complied with at all. There is no report with regard to the creation of de-addiction centres.
DB further directed respondents to ensure that the order dated 26th December, 2018 is complied with failing which Director of the Department of Home present in the Court on the next date of hearing.