Palamu News: In the protection of Naxalites, the poppy mafia naïve spearheads help the villagers to cultivate poppy on the forest land.
Palamu. In Palamu district of Jharkhand, the police are continuously campaigning against the cultivation of poppy. In this episode, the police destroyed the 8-acre poppy cultivation on Monday in Opti Purnadih village of Mitar forest of Manatu police station area. Poppy is used to make poppy. Then he is smuggled.
On the basis of secret information, the team of Manatu police station and forest department conducted raids and destroyed the poppy in 8 acres of forest land through a tractor. In this area, poppy is continuously cultivated by poppy smugglers and after making an incision, poppy is extracted from it. However, upon seeing the police team, the mafia escaped from the spot.
In fact, the mafias who cultivate poppy have the protection of the Naxalites. This is the reason why poppy is cultivated illegally every year on poppy forest land on government forest land by the poppy smugglers with the help of local villagers. Is recorded. Raids are being conducted to arrest the accused. The raids are being led by Manatu police station incharge Santosh Kumar himself.
The campaign SP KVijay Shankar of the district said that the opium mafia of Naxalites and other states are using the innocent villagers to get the poppy cultivated in this way illegally. This is the reason that the police keeps taking action against those who destroy this farming and do it throughout the year.
SP says that opium smugglers make poppy from poppy cultivation in this area and make it costlier in big metros. Police action is going on against the smugglers. In recent times, 25 people have been arrested for the cultivation of poppy.