Following are some important case laws pertaining to forfeiture under NDPS Act 1985 and SAFEM (FOP) Act 1976 :
Union of India v/s Amritlal Pranjivan Das ( AIR 1994 SC 2179)
In this case the constitution bench upheld the provisions of COFEPOSA 1974 and SAFEM (FOP) A 1976.
- Aamenabai Tayebaly v/s Competent Authority & ors ( AIR 1998 SC 484)
In this case the court made it clear that once a notice under section 6 of SAFEM (FOP)A 1976 is issued any transaction carried out thereafter would be null and void in terms of provisions of section 11 of the Act.
- Kesar Devi v/s Union of India and ors
In this case it was held that no nexus need be established in case of properties of relatives and illegal income of the convict/detenue