Koraput: 67 Acres Of Ganja Cultivation Destroyed

Koraput: In a joint enforcement drive against ganja cultivation by the Police, Revenue, Excise and Forest departments 80,400 illegal hemp plants were destroyed from 67 acres of land both private and government land.

The hemp cultivation was located in Kumarput and Harganda villages under Machkund police limits in Nandapur tahasil area.
Nandapur Tahasildar Narasingha Gadaba, Lamtaput Tahasildar Manas Pattnayak, Excise Inspector P Banua, IIC Machkund P Lakra, members of Divisional Voluntary Force (DVF) and several other officials took part in the joint enforcement operation.

A case under NDPS Act has been registered at Machkund police station in this connection, informed Nandapur SDPO Sanjaya Mohapatra.