After consuming 29,000 liters of liquor in Haryana, rats have eaten 500 kg of hemp in UP! The court is also surprised at the report of the Mathura police
It must have been a year ago when news from Haryana attracted everyone's attention. The Haryana Police told that rats consumed 29,000 liters of liquor. 29,000 liters of liquor have been found missing from the bottles and containers of the police stations. Police say that this work was done by rats. Now the rats have been accused of eating 500 kg of hemp. The latest case is of Mithra in Uttar Pradesh. A report submitted by the Mathura police to a special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (1985) court claimed that the rats "ate" over 500 kg of marijuana (ganja), which was seized and stored in godowns at the Shergarh and Highway police stations. was placed in
The bizarre claim was made after the court earlier this year asked the Mathura police to produce marijuana recovered in a case registered under the NDPS Act. On hearing this, the Additional District Judge first ordered SSP Mathura Abhishek Yadav to get rid of the "rat menace" and then produced evidence that the rats had consumed 581 kg of marijuana, worth Rs 60 lakh.
The rats, although small in size, are not afraid of the police, officials told the judge. The court has also issued five-point directions for the auction/disposal of hemp kept in police godowns. Mathura's acting Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Martand P Singh said, "Time-bound action will be taken in compliance with the court's orders." Special public prosecutor Ranveer Singh said the SHOs of Shergarh and Highway police stations have claimed that the godowns were Rats that destroyed 581 kgs of Charas. Police are finding it impossible to protect the material kept in the said storage areas. Court orders police to produce evidence in respect of the claim and fix November 26 as the next date of hearing "