Special Judge Sanjay Garg said the man was carrying huge quantity of 44 grams of Ecstasy, also known as a party pill or 'love drug', and imposed a fine of Rs one lakh on him, holding him guilty under the provision of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
The court awarded rigorous imprisonment to convict Jackson Nwaobiara Obinna, who is currently a resident of Uttam Nagar area of West Delhi.
As per a central government notification of October 2001, if the quantity of Ecstasy is 10 grams or more, it comes under the category of commercial quantity.
Police formed a team which apprehended the accused from Dwarka area of Southwest Delhi and recovered 150 tablets of the drug from him. On testing the tablets, it gave a positive result for Ecstasy and Obinna was arrested.
During the trial, the man denied the allegations against him and claimed he was falsely implicated by police. He sought leniency saying he has to support his mother and wife, who live in poverty.
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