Imphal: In the running crop year Manipur police has destroyed a total of about 2674 cares of illegal poppy plantation in various hill districts of Manipur with the destruction of about 40 acres of poppy plants at Tolhang hill range under the jurisdiction of Machi police station on Monday by a combined team of Manipur Police.
The combined team consisted of district police and district commando, Tengnoupal; Narcotics and affairs of Border (NAB), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), 3rd Indian Reserved Battalion and 2nd Manipur Rifles.
The team was led by superintendent of police, Tengnoupal district and NAB, Th. Vikramjit and W. Basu. It was assisted by additional superintendent of police, NAB, RK Saklemba; officer-in-charge, Tengnoupal district police, John Lamkang: OC Machi police station, DK Angrung, including OC NAB, Bobby.