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Illegal poppy cultivation at India-Bangladesh border destroyed by BSF

BSF destroys illegal poppy cultivation at India-Bangladesh border

Guwahati: Border Security Force (BSF) personnel under Guwahati Frontier along with Narcotics Control Bureau, Kolkata on March 3 carried out a joint operation for the destruction of illegal poppy cultivation in village Balasi and Beltapara under Police station Mathabhanga in Coochbehar, West Bengal.

During the operation, approximately 12 bigha of poppy cultivation was destroyed said the BSF in a statement and added that its troops are always alert on the issues of such illegal activities and trans-border crimes.

Earlier, on February 8, the troops of Assam Rifles apprehended one person and seized 10 cases of foreign-origin cigarettes as well as 100 bags of poppy seeds worth Rs 1.65 crore in Mizoram's Champhai district. (with ANI inputs)

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