Police destroys illegally grown opium plants

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Raigunj: Illegally grown opium plants were destroyed in Itahar area of Raigunj. Police officials from Itahar police station and district IB officials under the leadership of DSP Narayan Chandra Mazumdar burnt a opium plantatation of over 1 Bigha area.

The sudden operation was carried out in Itahar police station’s Marnai area and the opium trees were put to fire.

DSP Narayan Chandra Mazumdar said that the police acted on a tip off and destroyed the plantation. The owners of the plantation has not yet been identified and police have started a search operation to nab the accused.