Israeli arrested for drug possession

Foreigners caught in drug trade must be banned from ever travelling back to India . Some kind of onus must also be out on the sending countries to deter such crimes in India

The crime branch of the Goa Police on Saturday arrested Ben Shoshan Yosef, 57, an Israeli national, for the illegal possession of a narcotic substance worth Rs 15,000 at Anjuna. Upon receiving information that Yosef would be travelling from his house at Anjuna to deliver a package of drugs to a prospective customer, police searched his residence and found him to be in possession of 80g of charas. They also seized Rs 2,000 in cash and attached a micro weighing scale, rolling paper and a pouch. A case has been registered under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. Police inspector Rajesh Kumar is conducting further investigations. tnn