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Poppy on hundreds of acres of land destroyed, scores arrested in some provinces, ministry

KABUL: Poppy on 140 acres of land has been destroyed and 50 individuals arrested over various crimes in some provinces of the country, the Ministry of Interior Affairs said in a statement Sunday. During a series of anti-nar cotics operations by counterdrugs police personnel of the ministry, poppy on 140 acres of land has been destroyed in Helmand, Kandahar, Laghman and Ghor provinces of the country, the statement said. Also, the relevant police personnel of the ministry during several anti-crime operations have arrested 50 individuals in connection with theft, murder, gambling, keeping of illegal weapons, moral corruption and trafficking of drugs in Bamyan, Logar, Takhar, Uruzgan, Herat, Sar-e-Pul, Jawzjan, Kunduz, Kapisa, the statement further said, adding that scores of kilograms of narcotics, weapons and ammunition have been seized from them. The detainees have been taken to the justice and judiciary organs for further investigations into their files. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.