In News: About 175 persons allegedly involved in drug smuggling have been arrested in different parts of the country in an operation led by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in close coordination with Interpol, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and the police forces.
About Operation Garuda :
- The multi-phase exercise code-named “Operation Garuda” has been launched to dismantle the drug smuggling networks with international linkages through coordinated enforcement actions across the world, through Interpol.
- Objective: Operation GARUDA seeks to target drug networks with international footprints for action against handlers, operatives, production zones and support elements.
Source: The Hindu