ASSAM RIFLES DESTROYED 95 LAKHS WORTH MARIJUANA PLANTATION (GANJA) IN SIPAHIJALA DISTRICT, TRIPURA*
Agartala battalion of Agartala Sector under the aegis of Headquarter Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) destroyed large scale plantation of Marijuana (Ganja) worth 95 lakhs market values in Sitakala Konaban area, Sipahijala district, Tripura on 14 January 2023.
Based on the input received from own source wrt a large scale plantation of Marijuana (Ganja) plants in the Sitakala Konaban, Madhupur, Sipahijala district, Tripura near Indo Bangladesh Border; a joint Operation was launched by Agartala Battalion of Assam Rifles with police representative from Madhupur Police Station on 14 January 2023.
The joint operation destroyed approximately 1,00,000 Marijuana plants which were planted in 20-25 acres of Forest land at Sitakala Konaban, Sipahijala district.
The State police has valued the total destroyed Marijuna plant to an approximate cost of Rs 95 lakhs. State Police is on its job to find out the cultivators.