Reported by Simanchal Pattnaik
Phulbani, Dec 6:
Excise officials and the Sadar police in Kandhamal on Friday raided an illegal ganja farm in Kakendri under Khajuripada block and destroyed as many as 2 lakh 82 thousand ganja plants cultivated in this sprawling 18-acre space, Phulbani SDPO Pravat Panigrahi said.
The raid was ordered by the SP, Kandhamal, the official said.
Panigrahi told OST that the estimated price of the destroyed plants is Rs 2.82 crore.
A case has been registered but no one has been arrested so far, he said.
There is still no information about the owner of the farm.