GUWAHATI: Border Security Force, Guwahati Frontier, and Dinhata Police carried out a joint operation for the destruction of illegal cultivation of hemp in the AOR of BOP JHIKRI Ex-192 Bn BSF under Dinhata Block in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal.
On January 9, troops of BSF under Guwahati Frontier and Dinhata Police carried out a joint operation for the destruction of illegal cultivation of hemp in the general area of Jhikri, Nagarbari and Kismat Dasagram villages. During the operations, 6 bighas of cultivated land consisting of approximately 700 plants of hemp were destroyed.
In the recent past, such illegal cultivation of hemp in the bordering areas has become a trend as it has been an easy source of earning. But, BSF troops are always alert towards the issues of such illegal activities, trans-border crimes, infiltration and making all endeavors to contain such trans-border crimes, stated a press release.