February 20, 2018

Security forces destroy poppy crop planted by ultras in Bihar

Munger: Security forces on Tuesday destroyed poppy crop spread over ten acres of land allegedly cultivated by the Maoists in a forest under the Barhat police station area in Bihar’s Munger district, police said.

During a combing-cum-search operation against the Maoists, the security forces comprising the CRPF and district police detected poppy crop planted over ten acres of land by the ultras in Gurmaha forests and destroyed it, SP Operations Naveen Kumar said.

However, no one was arrested in this connection, he said.

Courtesy: PTI

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