Bandarban, March 17
Poppy cultivations destroyed in border area
“As far as I know, the operations are still going on and a number of poppy cultivations were destroyed by the army in recent days,” said a villager from Borow Moduck, a village nearby operation.
Several poppy cultivations were destroyed by the Bangladesh Army and two Mro tribal men were arrested in an incident on 13 March, he said.
The areas of poppy cultivation are the upper reaches
The area is very close to
According to reliable sources from those areas, the cultivation of poppy is for the production for raw opium, not for heroin, as the local people do not understand how to make heroin and there are not any modern manufacture for cooking heroin.
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