Ganja Plantation Worth Crores Destroyed In Gajapati

Gajapati: A joint team comprising of police and excise officials destroyed ganja plantation worth over Rs 14 crore near Kumangpadar village under the Mohana police station limits today.

Acting on a tip-off, the team raided the forest near Kumangpadar village. Police spotted the cannabis plant cultivated on about 72 acres of land. Later, the cultivation was torched under active supervision to make those unusable.

The estimated value of the destroyed cannabis plantation would be worth around Rs 14.40 crore, official sources said.