Cultivation of opium restarts in FATA
PESHAWAR: The cultivation of opium has been resumed in federally administrated tribal areas of the country and report into this respect has been dispatched to NWFP Government and Federal Government by law enforcement agencies here on Sunday.
The cultivation of opium in federally administrated tribal areas especially in Mohmand agency has gone unchecked, sources informed Online. Cultivation of opium at 513 Kanal lands is underway in Mohmand agency and no action has been taken against responsible by Political administration.
The cultivation of opium would be ready by end of current month and its total cultivation would be more than 20,000 Kilogram. Report about cultivation of opium in Khyber agency, Bajaur agency, FR Peshawar and 25 controversial villages have also been sent to federal and Provincial Governments.
January 22 2010
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