MOREH, Feb 2 (IFP): A combined team of Tengnoupal District Police, Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and Chandel District Police destroyed poppy plantations at Lamkang Khunyai and Lamkang Khunkha hill ranges from 8:30 am to 3: 30 pm of February 2. Around 220 acres of poppy plantations which have the potential of yielding 1540 kg of Opium, valued around Rs.7 Crore, 70 lakhs were destroyed during the operation.
The Tengnoupal District Police team comprised of SP Tengnoupal, S. Ibomcha Singh; additional SP, Tengnoupal, Kh. Robinsun; DSP Tengnoupal, N. Suraj; DSP, CDO Moreh, Thomas Thokchom; OC Tengnoupal, inspector John Lamkang and in-charge, CDO Moreh, N. Jatishwor while the NAB team was led by SP Watham Basu Singh and the NCB team was led by superintendent of Imphal Sub Zone, Vikash Kumar. The Chandel District Police team was led by DSP Chandel, M. Bimolchandra Singh while DC Chandel and DC Tengnoupal were represented by SDCs Farizuddin Khan and A. Charan Singh respectively.