Seminar on Cross Border Organised Crimes: Combating NDPS, Human Trafficking, and Terror Funding

Tripura High Court

Introduction: The Tripura Judicial Academy, in collaboration with the High Court of Tripura, is gearing up to host a significant seminar on the pressing issue of ‘Cross Border Organised Crimes.’ Scheduled for the 29th of July, the seminar will take place at the prestigious auditorium of the Tripura Judicial Academy. The event aims to shed light on the challenges posed by offenses under the NDPS Act, the scourge of human trafficking, and the menace of terror funding. Eminent legal experts and enforcement officials will gather to share their insights and experiences during the seminar.

The seminar will kick off with the first session from 11:50 AM to 1:05 PM, centered around offenses under the NDPS Act. The proceedings will commence with an address by the Chair, setting the tone for the discussions. Following this, Mr. Justice Jay Sengupta, an esteemed member of the Calcutta High Court, will provide his valuable co-chair address.

A crucial aspect of this session will be the talk by Sudhansu Kumar Singh, Zonal Director of the Narcotics Control Bureau, Guwahati. With his expertise in combating drug-related crimes, Mr. Singh is expected to shed light on the impact of such offenses and propose legal solutions to tackle the growing menace.

Additionally, Sudipta Dey, a distinguished district and session judge from West Bengal, will share practical experiences during an insightful experience-sharing session. The audience will have an opportunity to engage in an interactive session between 12:45 PM and 1:00 PM, raising questions and seeking further clarifications. The session will conclude with closing remarks by the Chair.

Session 2: Changing Facets of Human Trafficking – Role of Enforcement Agencies

The second topic of the seminar focuses on the ever-evolving dimensions of human trafficking and the role of enforcement agencies in curbing this menace. Mr. Justice Chakradhari Sharan Singh, an esteemed member of the Patna High Court, will deliver the introductory address, setting the context for the discussions. He will be accompanied by co-chair Justice Manish Chowdhury of the Guwahati High Court, who will share his insights on the subject.

Central to this session will be a presentation by a senior official from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). With the CBI’s vast experience in dealing with complex criminal cases, the official is expected to highlight the challenges faced by enforcement agencies and the strategies employed to combat human trafficking.

To enrich the session further, Manoj Prasad, Chairman of the Commercial Taxes Tribunal from the state of Jharkhand, will share his experiences and observations during a dedicated experience-sharing session.

The audience will have an opportunity to participate actively in an interactive session scheduled between 2:10 PM and 2:25 PM. This will allow attendees to exchange ideas, seek clarifications, and discuss possible solutions to combat human trafficking effectively.

The seminar will conclude with closing remarks by Mr. Justice Chakradhari Sharan Singh, offering valuable insights and summarizing the key takeaways from the event.

The seminar on ‘Cross Border Organised Crimes’ promises to be an enlightening and informative event, bringing together legal luminaries, law enforcement officials, and judicial experts. The discussions and experiences shared during the seminar are expected to contribute significantly to the understanding of NDPS offenses, human trafficking, and terror funding, leading to more robust strategies and collaborations in the fight against these grave crimes.



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