Articles Tagués ‘the Golden Triangle’

A man lances a poppy bulb to extract the sap, which will be used to make opium, at a field in the municipality of Heliodoro Castillo, in the mountain region of the state of Guerrero January 3, 2015. REUTERS/Claudio Vargas

GUWAHATI: A self-styled ‘captain’ of NSCN-K, who was nabbed by the Assam Police from a rented house in the city here early on Tuesday morning, has revealed how most of the Indian rebel outfits based in Myanmar, barring the anti-talks Ulfa (I), have taken to opium cultivation as a source of income in one of Asia’s biggest opium producing areas known as the Golden Triangle, spread over Myanmar, Laos and Thailand.

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