MENDHAR:Carrying forward the special drive against growing drug menace,today district Police Poonch destroyed illegal cultivation of poppy from a field in village Uchaad falling in the JD of Police Station Mendhar.
A specific information was received that persons namely Zareena bi Wd/o Mohd Hussain & Rashida Bi Wd/o Hassan Mohd R/o Uchaad have cultivated poppy plants illegally in their agricultural land in the area.
On this information an instant case FIR No. 61/2019 under sections 8/15 NDPS Act was registered in police station Mendhar and a Police party along with Naib Tehsildar Mankote (executive magistrate first class ) and DSB Mendhar rushed to the spot for investigation and after completing all legal formalities,the illegal cultivation of poppy was destroyed.
Thw whole operation was conducted under the supervision of SSP Poonch Sh. Ramesh K Angral JKPS and SDPO Mendhar Sh. Neeraj Padyar JKPS.