In 2023 till March 30, drugs worth Rs 25.36 crore were seized, 165 persons (132 males and 33 females) were arrested in 175 cases and 787.3 acres of poppy cultivation were destroyed, as per the police record.
Moreover, under the BJP government, 116 persons have been detained under PIT NDPS Act. During the period from January 1, 2020 and till date, 80 people, including 16 village chiefs, 62 cultivators and two Investors were arrested. During the period from 2017 till date, 44 persons were convicted in 28 cases.
The Manipur government also destroyed a total area of 212 acres of poppy cultivation by using drones and spraying herbicides in Kangpokpi, Chandel and Churachandpur districts.