125 acres of poppy cultivation destroyed

125 acres of poppy cultivation destroyed

TMB Report

Imphal: A joint team of Kangpokpi District Police, NAB, Forest Department of Kangpokpi, SDC Kangpokpi under the supervision of SP/Kangpokpi P.G Singsit conducted illegal poppy plant destruction drive at Haijang hill range on Friday.

The drive was led by ASP (Ops)/Kangpokpi, DSP/Kangpokpi, SDC /Kangpokpi.

About 45 acres of illegal poppy plants were destroyed in the drive. An FIR has been taken up at Kangpokpi Police Station in connection with the drive. 

Meanwhile, in continuation of “War on Drugs”, a team comprising of District Police Chandel, NAB, NCB, 1st MR, 7th MR and SDO/KJI, all together 80 personnel, led by ASP/Chandel Augustine J Khongsai under the supervision of SP/Chandel N. Madhunimai Singh conducted poppy destruction drive at Hollenjang-Henkot villages hill slope under Molcham Police Station and destroyed about 61 acres of poppy plantations.

Further, a combined team of Tengnoupal District Police, NAB, Manipur, 3IRB, 2nd MR and CDO Tengnoupal led by ASP/Tengnoupal Sangboi and officers consisting OC/Tengnoupal Inspector John Lamkang, OC/Machi Police Station Inspector DK. Angrung under the supervision of SP/Tengnoupal Th. Vikramjit Singh destroyed around 20 acres of illegal poppy plantations at the Hill Range of Nungtak village under the jurisdiction of Machi Police Station.

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