ON THE CHARAS TRAIL

  • SIT: Charas trail in the Himachal February 16, 2007

    The Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh is called Lord Shiva's own country. It also may be called the charas smugglers paradise. CNNIBN Correspondent Iram Mirza went on a trek through this beautiful valley and found charas farms, smugglers and a massive drugs racket. Here is Mirzas first person account. My first step...
  • Sniffing danger on charas trail February 14, 2007

    Kullu valley: Over 3,000 acre of fertile land is being used to cultivate cannabis in the upper reaches of the Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh. A CNNIBN special investigation team went undercover to the valley and found that villages which dont even exist on the map are controlled, to...
  • Himachal's illegal Charas farms February 14, 2007

    Kullu valley: CNNIBN's Special Investigation Team brings you this first ever look at over 3,000 acres of Charas (Cannabis) fields that make Himachal Pradesh a key supplier of the drug to the world drug mafia. Local drug dealers say that entire villages are employed in producing Charas villages that...