Baghel Govt Begins Crackdown on Marijuana Trade, to Deal With Odisha Cops to Counter Trafficking


< img src=""class="ff-og-image-inserted"> Bhopal/Raipur: Days after a male was killed and 17 others were hurt as an SUV loaded with cannabis (hashish) squashed them in Chhattisgarh’s Jashpur throughout a religious procession, Bhupesh Baghel government has started cracking down on cannabis trade which primarily source the drug from neighbouring Odisha.After the accident, Ajay Yadav, IG, Jashpur, had stated that the automobile was being driven by drug traffickers who were hauling drugs from Odisha to Madhya Pradesh. Both the implicated, natives of Singrauli, have been apprehended and the police have levelled charges of murder versus them, he stated, adding that while one person had died, 17 others were confessed to 2 hospitals.One Pathalgaon Station House Officer and an Assistant Sub Inspector of Police were suspended after the incident.

The Baghel federal government is likewise busy countering the cannabis smuggling network which uses Chhattisgarh as a transit path and sends materials to MP and other states.Sources declared that Baghel has actually purchased the Director General of Police, Chhattisgarh, for holding a high-level conference with his counterpart from Odisha for creating ways for taking apart the ganja trafficking network.The DGPs of

both the states and senior officers, including those included in anti-naxal operations and Superintendents of Authorities(SPs)from borderline districts, will take part in the meet that is anticipated to be held soon, a senior officer

from CG cops said. The officers will share inputs on the smuggling network and devise methods to take on the movement of traffickers.The cops CG is busy devising a workplan which consists of permanent check posts on the border and CCTV monitoring on border areas.After the event, Baghel had targeted governments of Odisha and Madhya Pradesh, encouraging them to examine the cannabis trafficking sell their particular locations.

Mainly, marijuana is supplied from Odisha into CG districts, he had said.Baghel had actually likewise taken a pot-shot at Madhya Pradesh, saying both the drug peddlers jailed in Jashpur occurrence belonged to MP and it must be penetrated who is safeguarding such elements in the state.According to reports, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh jointly supply over 600 crore worth of cannabis to near one lots and half states through Chhattisgarh and other

routes. Areas like Bastar, Mahasamund and Raigarh see smugglers taking the route to ensure illegal supply of cannabis in CG.Taking the road route from Konta, the illegal stocks take a trip through districts like Jagdalpur, Sukma, Kanker, Kondagaon and Dhamtari, said an officer from anti-naxal operations, including that security forces here mainly stay participated in anti-Maoist operations and have little time to examine this illicit trade. Read all the current News, Breaking News and Coronavirus News here. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Telegram.Published at Mon, 18 Oct 2021 01:36:12 -0500