A&N Police Continues to Destroy Massive Quantity of Seized Drugs (Methamphetamine)

Port Blair, Apr 18: In the run up to Lok Sabha Polls tomorrow , and in our commitment to make the Islands Drug Free with the help of all stakeholders and continuing the momentum of our extensive drug destruction efforts , which had commenced on 16/04/2024, further, a total of 32.366 Kgs of Methamphetamine seized in 04 cases from various police stations was initiated at 1000 hrs today on 18/04/2024 by the CID Unit under the supervision of the UT Level Drug Disposal Committee chaired by Mrs. Varsha Sharma (IPS), DIGP (L&O). The committee members included Sh. Rajeev Ranjan (IPS), SP (CID), Mr. Mohd. Irshad Haider, (IPS), SP(HQ), and Kumar Abhishek, DySP (CID) along with the Officers from the A&N Pollution Control Board, Envirocheck (for measuring emitting pollutants), and GB Pant Hospital.

Thus, total of 101 case properties, comprising 79 Kgs of Ganja, 45.996 Kgs of Methamphetamine, 29 Cannabis Plants, 07 gm Charas, 22 bottles of Codeine based syrup and 255 tablets of Nitrazepam & Alprazolam have been destroyed in the incinerator at G.B.Pant Hospital, since 16/04/2024.

The entire destruction process was recorded on video and carried out meticulously, adhering to all legal and procedural requirements. Its noteworthy that, in the run-up to the elections, the Andaman and Nicobar Police are taking rigorous measures against the drug menace in the islands. This drug disposal initiative signifies our steadfast dedication to fostering a drug-free community and ensuring elections that are free, fair, and peaceful.

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