Assam's Vigilant Anti-Drug Operation: 2,640 kg of Suspected Ganja Seized, Two Arrested

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Assam's Vigilant Anti-Drug Operation: 2,640 kg of Suspected Ganja Seized, Two Arrested
Guwahati Police Intercepts Oil Tanker from Neighboring State in Successful Anti-Drug Operation
Guwahati - October 11, 2023: In a resolute effort to combat the drug menace, Assam's Chief Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma, took to Twitter to announce a significant anti-drugs operation carried out by the Guwahati Police on the night of October 10, 2023. The operation led to the interception of an oil tanker arriving from a neighboring state and the subsequent seizure of a staggering 2,640 kilograms of suspected ganja, concealed in 134 discreet packets hidden within a secret chamber.

This remarkable operation underscores the unwavering commitment of Assam's law enforcement agencies to eradicate the drug trade, protect communities, and ensure the safety and well-being of its citizens.

The operation, which took place under the banner of #AssamAgainstDrugs, represents a crucial victory in the ongoing battle against drug trafficking in the region. The intercepted cargo, estimated to have a substantial street value, signifies a major blow to the illicit drug trade that often fuels crime and addiction in various communities.

Two individuals involved in the transportation of the illegal cargo have been apprehended in connection with this operation, and further investigations are underway to identify any potential links to larger drug syndicates.

The success of this operation drew praise from Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who commended the dedicated efforts of the Assam Police in their relentless pursuit of a drug-free society, emphasizing the commitment of the state to eliminate the scourge of drugs from its communities.

The seized ganja will be subjected to detailed examination, and the results of these tests will play a critical role in any subsequent legal actions against those involved in this drug trafficking operation.

This operation serves as a potent reminder that Assam's government and law enforcement agencies are actively engaged in the fight against illegal drug trade and are unyielding in their mission to protect their citizens from the devastating effects of narcotics.

As the investigations unfold, Assam continues its unwavering stand against drugs, working tirelessly to dismantle drug networks and ensure a safer and healthier future for its communities. The results of this operation reflect the dedication and effectiveness of these ongoing efforts in the battle against drug-related crimes.