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Rhea Chakraborty arrested under these sections of NDPS Act

Today after three days of interrogation Rhea Chakraborty was arrested in Mumbai by NCB. They arrested Rhea and her brother under these 5 sections of NDPS Act. NDPS Act means Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. She accepted that she was consumed Marijuana and hard drugs too. Later arrested under sections 8(c), 20(b), 27(a), 28 and 29 of the NDPS Act.

the five sections are



  1. 8(C) of NDPS Act

Section 8(c) of the NDPS Act states that produce, manufacture, possess, sell, purchase, transport, warehouse, use, consume, import inter-State, export inter-State, import into India, export from India or tranship any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance, except for medical or scientific purposes requires a licence or permit by the concerned authorities.

2. 20(b) of NDPS Act

"produces, manufactures, possesses, sells, purchases, transports, imports inter-State, exports inter-State or uses cannabis, shall be punishable." The punishment under this section includes rigorous imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years and also includes a fine which may extend to 1 lakh rupees.

3. 27 (a) of NDPS Act

pertains to the consumption of any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance. This particular section prescribes the punishment for a person consuming a narcotic drug or psychotropic substance that includes cocaine, morphine, anthropomorphize or any other narcotic drug/psychotropic substance. The punishment states imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or a fine may extend to 20000 rupees

4. 28 of NDPS Act

NDPS Act provides for punishment for any offender slapped with the NDPS Act. 


5.29 of NDPs Act

Punishment for abatement and criminal conspiracy. It states that anyone who abets or is a party to a criminal conspiracy shall be punishable with the prescribed penalty provided for the offence. 


There were speculations that Rhea Revealed 25 people names from Bollywood who had touch with Drugs and involved in drug parties. They may be Producers, directors and some actors & actresses.

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