Written by Ahmed Hosni
Saturday, May 13, 2023 06:00 AM
A legal series presented by The Seventh Day to clarify many legal concepts that the citizen needs in all his legal dealings.
Lawyer Ashraf Nagy says about the question, saying: “With regard to the seized narcotic substances, they are kept in the Public Prosecution’s records store if the quantity is small, but if it is a large amount, then a sample is taken from it and sent to forensic medicine for examination, and the rest of the quantity is kept in the records stores in the police stations.” At the disposal of the Public Prosecution and under strict security, and after adjudicating the cases, the verdict in any case, whether conviction or innocence, includes confiscation, i.e. the confiscation of the seized narcotic substances. “.
Nagy added: “An execution committee is formed that includes a chief prosecutor, a police brigade, and a person in charge of the records stores. After that, it is transferred to the general store in the port of Alexandria, where it is executed by burning in special ovens far from the residential block after making an inventory of it and making sure that it matches the data recorded in the records of delivery and receipt, whether It was banjo or hashish. As for opium, it is sent to the Ministry of Health to extract some derivatives from it and introduce them into the pharmaceutical industry, especially pain relievers. The same applies to medicines and drugs included in the drug schedules after verifying their validity, according to the provisions of Articles 481 and 487 of the Anti-Narcotics Law.