KA Police destroy seized narcotics
Diphu, June 25 (EMN): In observation of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26, Karbi Anglong Police destroyed huge quantities of seized narcotic drugs by burning them off at Diphu Sports Complex, 5th Mile Diphu-Manja road on Saturday.
The destruction of the seized narcotic drugs was done as per NDPS Act 1985 with due clearance from the State Pollution Control Board and after getting approval from the District Drug Disposal Committee, Karbi Anglong.
The quantities of seized drugs destroyed were – heroin 9 kg, cannabis 156.2 kg, opium pod 2813.7 kg, cough syrup 96 bottles and 7,582 tablets.
Informing media persons, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Nahid Karishma informed that in the last year, several quantities of narcotic drugs were seized from various places of the district.
The destruction of the seized drugs was done in the presence of Pushpraj Singh, SP, Karbi Anglong and Nupur Bora, Assistant Commissioner and Magistrate.