Handwara, Sopore : Police on Wednesday launched special bung destruction drives in Handwara and Sopore.
According to a statement issued from Zonal Police Headquarters a police party of Police Station Qalamabad Handwara alongwith officials from Revenue and Forest Departments launched a special drive against wild bung in village Monabal and its adjacent area and destroyed huge quantity of wild bung. Sarpanch, Panchs and other respectables of the area participated in the drive.
Similarly in Sopore, Police alongwith Naib Tehsildar Khoie and Excise Department carried out bung destruction drive in the jurisdiction of Police Station Tarzoo. A police party headed by SDPO Sopore Furqan Qadir accompanied with SHO Police Station Tarzoo destroyed wild bung/cannabis spread on about 20 Kanals of land in village Krankshivan Tarzoo and its adjacent areas.
Police in it’s above referred statement said that peopl of the areas have widely appreciated the action taken by the Police and assured their full cooperation in future as well to eradicate drug menace from the society. In the concluding para of the above referred statement Police appealed people to come forward with any information regarding cultivation of contrabands in their neighbourhood but warned the people found indulging in drug peddling & cultivation of contraband substances shall be dealt as per law.