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NCB destroys more than 9,200 kg narcotic substances across India

Home Minister Amit Shah also virtually joined from Bengaluru where he was chairing the NCB's Regional Conference on Drug Trafficking & National Security for Southern States and Union Territories

Guwahati: A police personnel prepares seized narcotics and psychotropic substances for their incineration, in the virtual presence of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on the occasion of 'Drugs Destruction Day', in Guwahati, Wednesday, June 8, 202

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IANS New Delhi
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday destroyed more than 9,200 kg narcotic substances worth several thousand crore Rupees. The Narcotics substance were consigned to flames in different incinrator points in several states.
Home Minister Amit Shah also virtually joined from Bengaluru where he was chairing the NCB's Regional Conference on Drug Trafficking & National Security for Southern States and Union Territories.
Speaking with IANS, DDG NCB Gyaneshwar Singh said that in Delhi Zonal unit, they destroyed 1,300 kg narcotics substances which include high value drugs. "We are doing this all over the country and in this process 9,200 kg drugs have been destroyed," said Mr Singh.
The NCB seized this drugs over the last one year.
--IANS
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First Published: Mar 24 2023 | 5:54 PM IST

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