NEW DELHI: In a significant development against the smuggling of Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS), the Air Cargo (Exports) Customs in Delhi has successfully destroyed a total of 69.876 kilograms of drugs on Tuesday. The contraband substances, which were covered under the schedule to the NDPS Act of 1985, were disposed of at the Centralized Bio Medical Waste Treatment Facility operated by SMS Watergrace BMW Pvt Ltd, an authorized facility regulated by the State Pollution Control Board.
First Lot Destroyed:
The initial batch of seized contrabands comprised 13.346 kilograms of drugs, found in nine separate cases. Among the seized substances were 1.997 kilograms of heroin, 4.236 kilograms of ganja, 7.113 kilograms of ketamine, and various other NDPS goods. The authorities decided to destroy these illicit drugs to ensure they would not find their way back into the hands of criminals.
Second Lot Destroyed:
A total of 23 cases, recovered from the Foreign Post Office, were part of the second lot of seized contrabands. This batch contained 4.350 kilograms of ganja, as well as 52.180 kilograms of ketamine, meth, and other NDPS goods. By disposing of these substances, law enforcement authorities further dealt a blow to drug traffickers and protected the public from their harmful effects.
Incineration Process at Centralized Facility:
The disposal of the 69.876 kilograms of drugs was carried out using the incineration method, as prescribed by the Hazardous & Other Wastes (M&TM) Rules of 2016. The Centralized Bio Medical Waste Treatment Facility located in Nilothi, Delhi, played a crucial role in ensuring the safe and proper destruction of these narcotics. The facility adheres to stringent regulations to maintain environmental standards and prevent any potential harm.
The destruction of these seized drugs is a major victory for law enforcement agencies in their ongoing battle against drug trafficking. By preventing these substances from reaching the streets, authorities have effectively curtailed the potential harm they could have caused to individuals and communities.
- Air Cargo Customs in Delhi destroyed 69.876 kilograms of narcotics drugs and psychotropic substances (NDPS) in a significant operation.
- The seized drugs were covered under the schedule to the NDPS Act of 1985.
- The Centralized Bio Medical Waste Treatment Facility operated by SMS Watergrace BMW Pvt Ltd played a vital role in the drug destruction process.
- The first lot consisted of 13.346 kilograms of contrabands, including heroin, ganja, ketamine, and other NDPS goods.
- The second lot included 4.350 kilograms of ganja and 52.180 kilograms of ketamine, meth, and other NDPS goods.
- The hazardous substances were incinerated in accordance with the Hazardous & Other Wastes (M&TM) Rules of 2016 at the Centralized Bio Medical Waste Treatment Facility in Nilothi, Delhi.
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