Successful Joint Operation: 115,000 Immature Ganja Plants Eradicated in Tripura


In a collaborative effort to combat illegal cultivation and trade of ganja, law enforcement agencies executed a successful operation on December 19, 2023. A joint team comprising Sepahijala district Police, TSR (Tripura State Rifles) contingent from 7th, 9th, 11th, and 15th Battalions, Excise Department, NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau), 150 Bn BSF (Border Security Force), and CRPF 140 Bn conducted a targeted Ganja destruction drive.

Approximately 115,000 immature Ganja plants, spanning 57.5 acres of forest lands across multiple locations, were swiftly destroyed during the operation. The coordinated efforts of the various security forces demonstrated the commitment to curbing the illicit cultivation of narcotics in the region.

The operation was led by officers from different agencies, and their synchronized actions resulted in the effective eradication of the illegal crops. The authorities have been intensifying their efforts to combat the cultivation and trafficking of narcotics, recognizing the associated social, health, and legal implications.

The successful joint operation reflects the determination of the law enforcement agencies to address the challenges posed by the cultivation of illegal substances. Such initiatives play a crucial role in maintaining the safety and well-being of the community by disrupting the illegal drug trade network.

The agencies involved have reiterated their commitment to ongoing efforts to identify and eradicate illegal cultivation while collaborating with various stakeholders to create awareness about the harmful effects of drug abuse. The joint operation serves as a significant step in the continuous battle against narcotics, contributing to a safer and healthier environment for the residents of Tripura.



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