Destruction of 1,44,000 kgs of seized drugs

Destruction of 1,44,000 kgs of seized drugs

A National Conference on Drug Trafficking and National Security was held in New Delhi under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

1,44,000 kgs of narcotics of worth Rs. 2,378 Crore were destroyed in different parts of the country by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in coordination with Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF) of all states, which is a record for single day. 

In the last year, 10 lakh kilograms of narcotics worth more than twelve thousand crore rupees have been destroyed which is also a record in itself.

According to Union Home Minister Amit Shah the target is to create an India where not even a single youth is addicted to drugs.

Drug trafficking and their usage not only ruins the future generations, but also affects national security

Key Takeaways

  • India in eliminating drugs as 1,44,000 kgs of seized drugs were destroyed.