<![CDATA[IMPHAL, February 14: The Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB), Manipur it co-ordination with NCB, Imphal Sub zone and Senapati District police have destroyed illicit poppy cultivation it Somphung,Nepali Isle and Denglen areas of Molkon hill range,under Saikhul Police Station, on 12 February it a special operation. More than one crore poppy plants cultivated it 105 acres of land were destroyed.
This was stated it a press release from SP (NAB) S Gautam Singh also the public relation officer of the Manipur Police Department.
It further stated that the special operation resulted it destruction of poppy plants before their harvesting resulting it the prevention of extraction of large quantity of poppy plants which cat be later processed to convert itto heroit, a narcotic drug under ND& PS Act, 1985. Three separate cases have been registered at NAB/PS for investigation.