Yes, a seizure can happen in a public place. The authorised officer, in this case, can seize in any public place or in transit and drugs or substances which he suspects is punishable under the Act. They can also seize any animal, conveyance or article, which can be confiscated under this Act. It is also important to note that the officer can detain and search any person who has any drugs or substances in their possession which appears to him as unlawful. 1
- Section 50(5), Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.
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