14th Feb 2018 10:02:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

TEZU, Feb 14:Continuing its fight against illicit opium cultivation in Lohit district, the district administration along with Central Bureau of Narcotics (CBN), Police personnel, Forest and Tax & Excise departments conducted operations in Tafragam, Changliang and Shivaji Nagar areas here today. Around 140 hectares of opium cultivation were destroyed. 

The team faced stiff resistance from some opium growers who pelted stones and tried to damage the government vehicles. Roads were blocked in some areas as delaying tactic. In spite of such disturbances, the team was successful in conducting the operation. 

Kenter Joya Riba

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