Budgam police launched special drive for destroying illegal poppy cultivation; 20 kanals of poppy destroyed.
Budgam, May 29: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Budgam police along with Excise department and revenue authorities launched a special drive against narcotic drugs cultivation and destroyed illegal poppy cultivation spread over 20 kanals of land at Shuroo Khansahib, Puchgund and Bonhama Beerwah areas of district Budgam.
Police party from Sub division Khansahib headed by SDPO Khansahib along with SHO Khansahib and officers of revenue and excise departments, destroyed huge poppy cultivation spread over nearly 07 kanals of land at Shuroo Khansahib.
Consequent upon this case FIR number 104/2021 stands registered at Police Station Khansahib under relevant sections of law and investigation initiated.
Moreover, another Police party from Police Station Beerwah headed by Tehsildar Beerwah and SHO Police Station Beerwah destroyed illegal poppy cultivation spread over 13 kanals of land at Punchgund and Bonihama Beerwah.
Consequent upon this case FIR numbers 67/2021 and 68/2021 stands registered at PS Beerwah under relevant sections of law and investigation initiated.
Our consistent actions against drug peddlers/poppy cultivation should reassure the community members that we are making continuous efforts to keep our society free from the plague of drug menace.
Budgam police requests community members to come forward with information regarding cultivation of contrabands in their neighbouring areas.
Anyone found involved in drug peddling & cultivation of contraband substances will be strictly dealt with under law.