Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, March 07 2013:
Personnel of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB), with assistance from Police personnel of Saikul PS, destroyed a large number of illegal poppy plants cultivated in a total of 38 acres of land in Senapati district yesterday.
According to a statement issued by the SP of NAB an operation was launched by the NAB personnel along with police personnel of Saikul PS on March 6 at different locations in Thangal Surung area in Senapati district.
Poppy plants destroyed in the operation are valued at Rs 1, 44, 00000 in the black market, the statement said.
Poppy plantation on 15 acres of land in Saihsijang village, 12 acres in Molam village and 11 acres in Tuisomjang were destroyed during the operation.