Drive against Narcotic Drugs, Sopore Police destroyed poppy in Arampora locality

Waris Fayaz
Sopore, May 14 (KNS) : Sopore police in a special drive against Narcotic drugs on Saturday destroyed poppy cultivation on 3 kanals of land at Arampora locality of apple town in North Kashmir. 
An official told Kashmir News Service (KNS) said, that Police in presence of Ist Class Magistrate destroyed poppy cultivation in Arampora locality of this North Kashmir town. 
They said, information was repeatedly pouring from the citizens about illegal cultivation of poppy (opium plant) at Arampora locality of Soppre town. 
Accordingly, police party of police station Sopore headed by the station house officer (SHO) Sopore Khalid Fayaz along with revenue officials reached to the spot and destroyed the illegally cultivated Poppy on a field measuring about 03 Kanals of land there, he said. 
Meanwhile, a case in this regards has been registered under NDPS Act and investigation has started. 
“The accused persons who did this cultivation have been identified and will be arrested soon” official added.(KNS)

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