Mohana, Nov 21: In a special drive against the illicit cultivation of Ganja, Police destroyed more than 112 acres of cannabis cultivation in Narangi village under Mohana police limits in Gajapati district.
Police along with excise officials have intensified their drive against illegal cultivation and supply of the contraband. The joint team got information from a reliable source that Ganja has been cultivated on acres of land here.
Swinging into action, the team conducted a raid and destroyed the ganja plants by setting them on fire.
Total cost of the destroyed cannabis would be more than Rs 15 crore in open market, a senior official who took part in the drive informed.