There has been continuous flow of drugs into the country and there have been massive seizures during the first two months of Financial Year 2022-23, particularly by the DRI, ICG, Gujarat ATS and the NCB. These empowered departments have been extremely successful in preventing the inflow of drugs into the country. This does not diminish the role of the other empowered departments, particularly the Customs manning the FPO, International Airports, International Courier Terminals, Air Cargo Complexes – both Export and Import.
The ever-expanding drug market has made more people to join different ranks to the already burgeoning force by roping more people under the net of drug abuse by unscrupulous persons forming part of the drug syndicate for the monetary gains using the lucrative illegal business. This illegal business has become more organized than ever before because of huge money involved.
This article explores the flow of drugs into the country, the seizures effected and the trends noticed.