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Operation GARUDA

Operation GARUDA:

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has launched a multi-phase Operation GARUDA to dismantle drug networks with international linkages.

  • The CBI is doing this in close coordination with enforcement actions across international jurisdictions through INTERPOL and Narcotics Control Bureau with special focus on Indian Ocean Region.
  • Operation GARUDA seeks to target drug networks with international footprints for action against handlers, operatives, production zones and support elements.
  • During the Operation, searches, seizures and arrests were carried out across multiple states and UTs in the country.
  • Apart from CBI and NCB, eight states and UT Police including Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Manipur have also participated in this Operation.