Curbing Drug Menace: Opium cultivation destroyed in Darhal, 5 booked

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By Fast Kashmir on 04/04/2018.

Curbing Drug Menace: Opium cultivation destroyed in Darhal, 5 booked
Rajouri, April 04: In a major success, Rajouri police has destroyed cultivation of opium crop from fields in Darhal thereby preventing inflow of intoxicating substance in the society.  
Recently police team from Darhal headed by Sub Divisional Police Officer Thanamandi, Iftikar A Chowdhary and SHO Darhal Habib Pathan developed some specific inputs about cultivation of opium crop in some fields after which a special team was deputed and input of opium crop growth got authenticated. 
Pertinently, Crop was grown in fields of Chowkian and Dodaj villages of Darhal and five local residents including Mohd Ikhlaq S/O Ghulam Mustafa, Abdul Majeed S/O Mohd Sharif, Haji  Ghulam Rasool S/O Mohd Sharief, Mohd Shakoor S/O Mohd Shafi all residents of Dodaj Darhal and Mohd Sakal S/O Karamtullah Malik R/O Chowkian Darhal are involved in illegal cultivation of opium crop. 
 Today, teams of police headed by SDPO Thanamandi Iftikar A Chowdhary and SHO Darhal Habib Pathan assisted by concerned revenue staff raided in the said areas and after hours long operations, succeed in destroying opium crop.
Taking cognizance of the matter, police have registered a case FIR No 19/2018 U/S 08/18 NDPS Act at Police Station Darhal and efforts to nab all the accused are going on.
Operation was conducted under the overall supervision of SSP Rajouri Yougal Manhas. (KNB)