NCB arrests 12, seizes 1,655 kg of hashish in Bihar, Jharkhand

Mukesh Ranjan
Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 19

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) stated on Sunday it has arrested twelve folks with over 1,655 kg of hashish in Bihar and Jharkhand, because the company may bust two ganja trafficking networks, which labored on a pan India foundation.

The officers within the anti-drug company stated, based mostly on the intelligence enter NCB personnel seized contrabands from vehicles plying with nationwide allow and some different automobiles, and in a single occasion, hashish was hid inside peanut baggage.

Giving particulars of the seizure and arrest operations a senior NCB official stated, “As the actionable intelligence was available, the officials of the Patna zonal unit seized the cache on July 15-16 in the two states.” It was knowledgeable that a big amount of ganja (hashish) being transported from the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border to Bihar and Jharkhand, he added.

“With these operations we could manage to bust two ganja trafficking networks working on a pan-India basis,” the official stated, including {that a} whole of 1,655 kg of hashish was seized the NCB in Bihar and Jharkhand final week and 12 folks had been arrested.

The busting of this drug community, working out of Odisha, will show to be a serious achievement in combating the menace of hashish smuggling in not solely this area however can be a blow to such syndicates working in different components of the nation, the official stated.

The officers within the NCB stated, their investigation into these instances of hashish seizures has revealed a similarity between what is occurring in Jammu & Kashmir and in Naxal-affected areas of Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. “In Kashmir terrorists are using drug money to fund their activities, here in these areas the proceeds of cannabis trade are possibly going into anti-state activities by the Left extremist groups,” stated one other official.  


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