Excise enforcement team destroys illicit poppy crop spread over 44 kanals

SRINAGAR: The Excise enforcement teams headed by Excise & Taxation Officer, South, North and Central Excise Range Wednesday destroyed illicit poppy crops spread over a total of 44 kanals and 10 marlas of land.
The poppy crop was destroyed on the directions of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir and Excise Commissioner, J&K Government and under the close supervision of Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive) Kashmir, Tahir Ajaz.
Meanwhile it was given out that the Illicit poppy crop spread on total of 569 kanals 14 marlas of land have been destroyed in Kashmir valley till date and 12 number of FIRs stand lodged against the involved.
It was given out that the eradication drive shall continue till all illicit poppy/cannabis crops in Kashmir valley are destroyed.


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