Continuing its crackdown against the poppy cultivators in District Kishtwar, Excise Deptt and Police conducted raids and destroyed the Poppy cultivation in various areas. According to reports, District Police Kishtwar and Excise department in a joint operation conducted raids in various areas of kishtwar district which includes Cherhar, Sangrambhata, Hullar Pochal and Bandrana. They destroyed 7Km of illicit cultivation of Poppy plants which is being grown in these areas.
Excise Deptt led by Inspector Towsif Mustafa Wani under the supervision of ETO Gurdev Kumar, Excise Commissioner(EC) Tsering Angchuk IAS and Deputy Excise Commissioner(DEC) Shahid Saleem with the full support Distt Police Kishtwar under the guidence of SSP Kishtwar Sandeep Wazir manage to conduct raids and destroy the illicit cultivation of Poppy plants. People of Kishtwar in general and in habitants of said areas have appreciated the efforts of the Joint operation by both Deptts.