India News | Andhra Police to Destroy over 250 Tonnes of Cannabis


Amaravati, Dec 23 (PTI) Andhra Pradesh Police on Friday said they will destroy more than 250 tonnes of ganja (cannabis) seized on various occasions during the year, the DGP’s office said.

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The crackdown, which began today, will continue until December 26, he said, adding that around 70% of the seized marijuana has come from Odisha.

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In addition to preventing the cultivation and transportation of ganja, the state police will also focus on stopping the distribution network that is trying to infiltrate educational institutions.

Officials have identified that ganja cultivation was taking place in 600 hectares and the municipal police destroyed the crop

Greyhounds, Special Agents and the Office of Special Enforcement, the statement added.

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