Acre-sprawled opium farming destroyed in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

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Published By : Prameya News Bureau | February 24, 2024 IST

Acre-sprawled opium farming destroyed in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj, Feb 24: Opium farming sprawled over acres of land in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, was destroyed by the excise officials.

A joint team of police, excise and forest officials destroyed a large-scale poppy (opium) plants which were about to be harvested.

The illegally planted opium field was sighted at Dhalabani and Podgarh under Jashipur police limits, by an intelligence wing of the excise department.

Acting on the input, a joint operation was conducted by the team led by Karanjia SDPO and Jashipur police IIC, along with Excise and Forest staff, in presence of local Tahasildar as Executive Magistrate and independent witnesses for the destruction of illegal cultivation of poppy plant.

Approximately, 13,000 opium plants were uprooted and destroyed which were cultivated on a large area in the field, adjacent to the village forest. in the presence of Executive Magistrate. 

The uprooted opium plants are valued at approximately Rs 26 lakh, police said through a statement.

Earlier, at least 10,000 plants worth Rs 20 lakh were destroyed at Dhalabani village while 3,000 plants worth Rs 6 lakh were cultivated in seven decimal land were set afire at Podagarh.

Two separate cases have been registered at Jashipur police station under section 18 of the NDPS Act. However, no one has been held in this connection, sources said.

 

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