Srinagar, September 26: Continuing its drive against bhung cultivation, Anantnag and Awantipora police destroyed bhung cultivation spread on about 90 kanals of land in their respective districts.
On the directions of SSP Anantnag Shri Altaf Ahmad Khan, the bhung cultivation was destroyed in Ashmuqam, Bijbehara and Mattan areas of the district.
Ashmuqam police headed by SHO Ashmuqam carried out the drive at Nagabal, Haptnad villages of Ashmuqam and destroyed bhung cultivation spread on about 25 kanals of land.
Bijbehara police headed by SHO Bijbehara along with Excise Department destroyed bhung cultivation spread on 50 Kanals of land in Takia Maksood Shah and Laamgund Veeri villages.
Mattan police headed by SHO Mattan destroyed bhung cultivation spread on 14 kanals of land at village Kredzal Nanil.
The drive against the drug menace will continue in the district.
Meanwhile, Awantipora police also carried out the same drive at village Reshipora and destroyed bhung cultivation.