Azerbaijani Balakan Region’s Police Destroys Wild Hemp Patch
Azerbaijan, Sheki / Тrend corr E. Guliyev / As a result of preventive operations carried out by the Azerbaijani Balakan Region Police Department, 11,870kg of hemp was discovered, the deputy head of the police department, Logman Ismayilov, reported on 2 August.
According to Ismayilov, the operation under the conventional name of 'Khashkhash- 2007' was carried out in Hanifa village of Balakan. Ismayilov reported that wild hemp plants occupying four hectares were destroyed.
Balakan is located 390km north-west of Baku.