Hojai: Most of the drugs come from the Pakistan border and from the North East region, Assam government will try their best to cut the supply line to reduce the consumption in the state said Assam Chief Minister while attending a ‘Seized Drugs Disposal’ program in Hojai district on Sunday.
CM Sarma claimed, “The drugs are sent to the mainland of India from Assam. This drug comes from the Pakistan border and the North-East. The Assam government will try to reduce consumption in the State and it will ensure that drugs don’t go to other states.”
The CM further giving details of the seize drugs to the media persons said in two months we have seized drugs worth Rs 163 crore.
Moreover, the CM in a tweet wrote, “The last Rites of Drugs in Assam! In the 'seized drugs disposal' program at Hojai today, 353.62 grams of heroin, 736.73 kg ganja and 45,843 tablets have been destroyed. MLAs @SibuMisra,@RKGhoshBJP, Sirajuddin Ajmal, Ex MLA Shiladitya Deb and @DGPAssamPolice were present.”
As per the report, the Assam government is working in coordination with Manipur and Mizoram to eliminate the drugs menace from North East India.
Appreciating the Assam Police the CM said, for the second consecutive day the Assam police dedication drive has lead to destroying of 9.733 kg heroin, 253,301 kg of ganja, 977 opium, 78340 cough syrup and 271904 numbers tablets and added that this fight against drugs will continue till the scourge of drug trafficking is eliminated.
Moreover, during an event, CM Sarma said, some anti-social elements have been taking advantage of Assam’s proximity to the Golden Triangle and using our land as transit routes for drugs trafficking.