The contraband ganjas seized by the Medziphema Police in the month of March 2009 were destroyed on Monday at the premises of the Police Station Medziphema.
According to an official bulletin, the seized ganja was destroyed at the Police Station in the presence of ADC, S. Doungel, NGOs, GBs, Town Council members, Medziphema Town Women Organisation, Youth Organisation, public leaders and the media as well.
About 255 kgs of contraband ganja approximately worth Rs. 147000 (local market) was destroyed that was seized at the NH-39 between Medziphema and Piphema during the month of March 2009. 3 persons were also arrested in this connection.
ADC Medziphema, Doungel while lauding the police personnel led by OC T. Kikon for his initiative in confiscating the consignment urged the Police department to continue with this assignment where he also urged the NGO and public in general to extend their cooperation to the police personnel.
Officer-in-charge T. Kikon stated that uniformed personnel alone cannot stop the anti social element in the society and also they had manpower where he appealed the public leaders and NGOs to extend their support and give cooperation to check against drug and alcohol in future.