On June 26, 2014, a committee meeting of police officials was held for deciding upon destruction of contraband goods seized during police raids. In Nagpur zone, Chandrapur, Wardha, Nagpur city and railway police stations were covered in the meeting.
The meeting was chaired by Ravindra Kadam, special inspector general of police, Nagpur zone and held at rural police headquarters Teka naka, Nagpur. The committee members, Dr Aarati Singh, police superintendent, Nagpur rural, Rajiv Jain, police superintendent, Chandrapur district, Sunil Kolhe, in-charge additional police commissioner(crimes), Nagpur city, T S Gedam, additional police superintendent, Wardha district, P K Badivale, in-charge police superintendent, railways Nagpur, D V Madi, assistant chemical analyst, regional forensic laboratory, Nagpur attended the meeting. Similarly police officers, Anant Thorat, reader deputy police superintendent office, Nandini Chanpurkar, Jayesh Bhandarkar, Mahesh Chate, K L Supare, R L Tayde, Hemant Kharabe, I N Sheikh participated in the meeting.
The police department had court orders for destroying contraband in 27 cases, which was burnt after due deliberations.
Nagpur – Police station Tehsil Kalamna, Pachpaoli, Kotwali and Jaripatka, in 21 cases111.388.114 kg cannabis, 352 gm hashish, 26.353 gm brown sugar and dust tubes
Wardha District– Police station, Arvi, 1 case wherein 388.010 kg cannabis ordered to be destroyed.
Chandrpur district– police station Ramnagar, Chandrapur city and Mul, 4 criminal cases 399.70 cannabis
Railway police Nagpur – Nagpur Railway station, one case, 2.287 kg opium.
Following persons acted as witnesses when the contraband was burnt as per court orders.
1) Shyam Dattopant Upasane, a resident of, Peth, police station Hingna 2) Amol Vitthalrao Jadhav, a resident of, Vyahad, police station Hingna.
Similar meeting was also held for Gadchiroli zone under chairmanship of special inspector general of police, Ravindra Kadam. The meeting was attended by committee members Dilip Zalke, police superintendent Gondia and assistant chemical analyst, regional forensic lab, Nagpur.
The contraband destroyed was cannabis 49.996 kg and opium 191.503 gm.