Awantipora Police Destroyed Poppy Cultivation ; FIR against illegal cultivators Registered


To curb illegal cultivation of Opium poppy, Awantipora Police is making consistent efforts by way of enforcement operations. Today a special drive against illegal cultivation was launched and a huge patch of Poppy spread over a large area was destroyed at Padgampora and Sail areas of Police Station Awantipora by special teams of Police Awantipora headed by SDPO Awantipora Sh Mumtaz Ali Bhatti (JKPS), Tehsildar Awantipora Shri Shakeel Ahmad and Shri Mohammad Irfan Naib Tehsildar.

Accordingly 07 cases under relevant sections of NDPS act were registered against accused persons at Police Station Awantipora in this regard.

Police Awantipora has already advised all those who have cultivated Poppy or any other Narcotic substances anywhere in Police District Awantipora, to destroy the same on their own, failing which they shall face strict action under law.


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