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NCB Indore busts interstate drug smuggling racket, 130 kg ganja seized
Indore: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Indore Zonal team on Thursday claimed to have busted an interstate drug smuggling racket and arrested three persons from different cities across the country.
According to an official release, the team of NCB, Indore conducted operations in seven cities across six states and recovered 130 kg of ganja. The cities include Janjgir Champa, (Chhattisgarh), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Sawai Madhopur, (Rajasthan), Delhi, Lucknow, (UP), Rohtak (Haryana), Nandurbar (Maharashtra), the release read.
NCB Indore is continuing in its effort towards eradicating the menace of drug smuggling in its area of responsibility. This is the eighth major seizure carried out by NCB Indore this year, it added.
Earlier in March this year, NCB Indore zone destroyed around 1100 kg of different types of seized drugs at a cement factory located in Manawar in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district on Friday.
Speaking to ANI, Zonal Director of NCB, Indore zone, Brijendra Choudhary had said, "Today (March 24), an action to destroy drugs was organised across the country under the direction of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. In this sequence, about 1100 kg of drugs were disposed of by the Indore NCB Zonal Unit, which includes Heroin, Ganja, Alprazolam and other drugs."
In November last year, 65 kilograms of opium being brought from the northeast in a truck were seized in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district. The police had received information that a 10-wheeler truck containing bamboo would be coming with drugs hidden in the truck.