Ahmedabad, 19th October, 2023: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a Supplementary Charge sheet in the NIA Special Court, Ahmedabad on 19.10.2023 against Lawrence Bishnoi in a case involving the seizure of around 39 kg heroin by the Gujarat Police.
The Chargesheet has been filed under multiple sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) including 120B, 201, 465, and 471, along with section 66C of the Information Technology (IT) Act. Additionally, sections 8(c), 21(c), 23(c), 25, 27A, and 29 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, along with sections 17, 18, 38, and 39 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, have been invoked in the Chargesheet.
This case initially began with the Ahmedabad Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) when it was registered as FIR no. 06/2022 dated 15.09.2022. Subsequently, the NIA took charge of the case, re-registering it as RC-02/2023/NIA/AMD on 20.08.2023.
The investigations in this case remains open.