Mahendragarh: Opium cultivation caught in mustard field, one arrested

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Mahendragarh: Opium cultivation caught in mustard field, one arrested

Mahendragarh: In order to make the district drug-free, action was taken against drug dealers as part of the drug-free campaign. Sadar Kanina Police Station recovered opium plants from a person’s field in Bewal village. The person had grown these opium plants under the protection of a mustard plant. The police arrested the person and opened a case against him under the Narcotics Act. The police took major action against illegal opium cultivation in mustard fields.

Opium was grown in the mustard field

Birendra alias Babar, a resident of Bewal village, about 17 kilometers from Kanina, was cultivating opium in his field under the guise of mustard harvest. Gave secret information about it to Sadar Kanina Police Station. The police immediately acted on the information, caught the opium grower, uprooted the opium plants and confiscated them. As soon as the information was received, the police reached the field of Birendra alias Babar and on inspection found many opium plants amidst the mustard crop bearing flowers and fruits. The police have arrested farm owner Birendra alias Babar and registered a case against him under the Narcotics Act.

The defendant is a drug addict and has been using opium for a long time.

During interrogation of the accused, the police discovered that the accused is a drug addict and has been consuming opium for many years. He had brought opium capsules from Rajasthan for dinner, took out the seeds of Doda and planted them in his mustard field. The teams of DSP Kanina Mohammad Jamal, Sadar Kanina police station in-charge Inspector Ramnath and Daungda Outpost Incharge ASI Pritam took action, uprooted and weighed the opium plants, which weighed about 45 kg. The police confiscated the narcotics. The matter is being investigated by the police.

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