Poppy crop destroys in Jamrud
KHYBER AGENCY, April 10: The political administration wasted poppy crop, cultivated on 15 canals in Shahkas area of tehsil Jamrud last day.
The administration official said that on the directives of Assistant Political Agent (APA) Jamrud, Zia-ur-Rehman, a heavy contingent officials party, comprised Khasadar and Levies personnel launched an anti-poppy growing campaign and destroyed poppy crop, grown illegally.Poppy had been cultivated inside the boundary walls to keep it hide from the authorities.
Speaking on the occasion APA,Jamrud, Zia-ur-Rehman said that the political administration would continue raiding over poppy crop and would also maintained in forth coming time. He said the action was taken to restrain opium production and also to discourage local tribesmen to avoid cultivating this unlawful crop.