Thursday, Jun 4 2020 | Time 17:57 Hrs(IST)
  • Three more fight corona war; cases at 33 at Kaithal
  • J'khand CM urges MEA to help bring back bodies of labourers
  • TN govt fixes COVID treatment rate in pvt hosps
  • Bangladesh records 35 death, 2,423 new COVID-19 cases
  • SC reserves order on payment of wages during lockdown
  • Suspend IAS officer facing rape charges: Bhupesh
  • 42 fresh COVID-19 cases witnessed in Palghar
  • Haryana : Virtual workshop to overshadow -ve COVID impact on businesses
  • NBA head coach Taylor Jenkins conducts webinar with Indian coaches
  • Sisodia asks pvt hospitals to reserve 20 pc beds for COVID-19 treatment
  • Man arrested for raping, impregnating minor in HP
  • Opposition disrupts voting on Chinese National Anthem Bill
  • Navies of India, Australia to deepen cooperation in Indo-Pacific region
  • Australian economy enters recession, possibility of mortgage default looms large: Analysts
  • Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance appoints Deven Sangoi as Chief Investment Officer
States » South


Ganja worth Rs 13 cr destroyed in Visakhapatnam

Ganja worth Rs 13 cr destroyed in Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, Sep 20 (UNI) The Visakhapatnam police has destroyed around 63.87 tonnes of dry ganja, worth over Rs 13 crore in the presence of Drug Disposal committee at the dumping ground near Kapuluppada, outskirts of the city on Friday.

After years of wait, the officials of Vizag Rural Police got legal nod to destroy tonnes of seized dry cannabis in Vizag region.

It was the third time that huge quantity of dry ganja was destroyed by a single day. DIG (Visakha Range) LKV Ranga Rao and Superintendent of police (Visakha Rural) Babujee Attada said that the ganja destroyed on Friday was the seized stock that accumulated over the past ten years in over 455 cases at various police stations limits under Paderu, Anakapalle and Narsipatnam Sub-Divisional Police limits in the district.





Disposal committee chairman and DIG Visakha Range LKV Ranga Rao said that Vizag rural police and the officials of prohibition and excise department have seized over 1.2 lakh kgs of dry ganja in several cases under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act in the past one decade and have planned to destroy the seized cannabis in a phased manner after obtaining court permission.



The cops said that the Apex court has given guidelines that the seized cannabis has to be destroyed in a scientific manner from time to time, to avoid being misused. We are also chalking out plans to auction the vehicles which were seized in the ganja smuggling cases in the coming days, the police added.

UNI KNR ASN 1957

More News

TN govt fixes COVID treatment rate in pvt hosps

04 Jun 2020 | 5:51 PM

Chennai, June 4 (UNI) The Tamil Nadu government today
fixed rates rates for COVID-19 treatment in private hospitals
under the Chief Minister's Comprehensive Health Insurance
Scheme (CMCHIS).

see more..
K'taka CM assures to strengthen Home Department

K'taka CM assures to strengthen Home Department

04 Jun 2020 | 5:33 PM

Bengaluru, Jun 4 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa reviewed the working of the Home Department here on Thursday and assured that he would provide all necessary support for the betterment of the Department.

see more..

Prepare action plan to tie up MNREGS funds with departmental developmental activities : CS

04 Jun 2020 | 5:13 PM

Hyderabad, Jun 4 (UNI) Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar has directed the officials to prepare an action plan to tie up MNREGS funds with departmental developmental activities duly converging the available funds in the departments.

see more..

VitrA to donate Rs 100 from sale of its each product to PM-Cares Fund

04 Jun 2020 | 5:07 PM

Hyderabad, Jun 4 (UNI) VitrA, an International bathroom brand from Turkey, has decided to donate ₨.100 from each product it sold between May 1 and August 1, 2020 through its authorized dealer stores in India to the PM-Cares Fund to support india’s fight against COVID-19.

see more..

Police crack murder case, arrests five

04 Jun 2020 | 5:01 PM

Hyderabad, Jun 4 (UNI) The city police have cracked a murder case by arresting five persons.

see more..