Police in Karnataka burn 21 tonnes of drugs they had seized.

Karnataka police destroyed 21 tonnes of confiscated narcotics worth Rs 25.6 crore . Cops also treated ganja, opium, heroin, cocaine, and other psychoactive drugs, including MDMA and LSD .

BENGALURU: Karnataka police destroyed 21 tonnes of confiscated narcotics worth Rs 25.6 crore across the state on Sunday as part of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.Cops also treated ganja, opium, heroin, cocaine, and other psychoactive drugs, including MDMA and LSD.Cops destroy 21 tonnes of confiscated narcotics across the state on Sunday as part of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.In addition to other opioids, cops sank ganja, opium, heroin, cocaine, and synthetic drugs like MDMA and LSD.

In the last 12 months, state police reported that they had seen 8,505 cases, including 185 foreign nationals, and that 7,846 individuals had been arrested in drug-related incidents, according to the police.The police department destroyed 24 tonnes of opioids worth around Rs 50.2 crore on the same day last year.Between August 25, 2021 and June 26, 2022, city police said they destroyed 4,353 kilograms of opioids, 6,679 MDMA, and ecstasy pills, as well as 2,995 LSD strips.On the toll-free number 1908, police have asked the public to share information about drug trafficking and consumption.