PRESS RELEASE - Press note regarding incineration by Siliguri Comm'te thereby destroying 6357 Kgs. of Narcotic drug (Cannabis)
May, 23rd 2011
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CENTRAL EXCISE & SERVICE TAX, HQR ANTI-EVASION UNIT, C. R. BUILDING, HAREN MUKHERJEE ROAD, HAKIMPARA, SILIGURI - 734 001, WEST BENGAL (Phone No.0353-2523153)
Jalpaiguri Central Excise Division under Siliguri Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax Commissionerate has destroyed 6357 kgs of Narcotic Drug (Cannabis) by way of incineration at Anandmayee Rice Mill, Balramhat, Bhutkihat of Jalpaiguri District. The incineration was effected on 19.05.2011 under the supervision of a Drug Disposal Committee headed by the Commissioner, Siliguri Commissionerate and in presence of two independent witnesses. The incineration of the confiscated cannabis was done as per the standing order No. 01/89 dated 03.06.1989.