Kohima, Oct 09: Drugs worth Rs 35.98 lakh had been destroyed in Kohima on Saturday, police said.
Among the drugs burnt on the premises of the Kohima SP workplace had been 374 kg of ganja, 15 kg of raw opium, and 350 grams of heroin, they said.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah witnessed the destruction actually from Guwahati, Additional Superintendent of Police (SP) Vitoshe K Sumi said.
Approx 40,000kg of drugs were destroyed in North-eastern states in presence of Union Home Minister, Shri @AmitShah.
By NCB in Guwahati- 11,000 kg
Assam- 8,000 kg
Arunachal Pradesh- 4000 kg
Meghalaya- 1600 kg
Nagaland- 398 kg
Manipur- 1900 kg
Mizoram- 1500 kg
Tripura- 12,000 kg pic.twitter.com/R68SauABrb
— गृहमंत्री कार्यालय, HMO India (@HMOIndia) October 8, 2022
Government and police officers, representatives of churches and different colonies were present at the SP office during the destruction.