Tral, May 29: In continuation to the special drive launched by Awantipora Police for destroying illegal poppy cultivation, a drive was held in Tral areas on Friday, in which the said cultivation was destroyed.
A police team headed by Sub District Police Officer (SDPO), Tral, Dr Ajaz Malik along with SHO Tral GM Rather, destroyed poppy cultivation today, which was spread over more than 30 kanals of land.
The poppy cultivation as per the official was destroyed in Amirabad & Naibugh villages of Tral sub district.
A police official has said that they are in the process to destroy the poppy cultivation in each and every area of Tral town.
He said that persons found indulging in drug peddling & cultivation of contraband substances shall be dealt strictly under law.
It’s pertinent to mention here that Awantipora police have destroyed poppy cultivation over 143 kanals from last week.