Police destroy poppy cultivation in Budgam

SRINAGAR: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, police destroyed poppy cultivation spread over vast area of land at Pallar area of Budgam.
A special drive against illegal cultivation of poppy was launched by joint team Budgam Police & officials of revenue & excise department. During the drive, a huge patch of Poppy spread over vast area of land at Pallar, area of Budgam, police said in a statement, adding that a case FIR No. 145/2024 under section 8/18 NDPS act against 16 people of estate Pallar was registered at Police Station Budgam for illegal cultivation of Poppy in their fields.
“General public is requested to extend cooperation to the police and come forward with any information regarding any kind of anti-social activity in their neighborhood,” police said.

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