SRINAGAR: To eradicate the menace of drugs, Ganderbal police has registered 46 cases and arrested 67 persons including 4 of them were slapped with PSA in one year.
SSP Ganderbal Muhammad Khalil Poswal said, “Society has a primary role in the eradication of drug menace. In last one year, 46 cases were registered and 67 persons arrested and PSA was slapped in four of them who were suppliers or involved in drug peddling.”
He said police has launched awareness at village level to educate people about drug menace.
“Some of the boys who had become drug addicts were sent to Srinagar drug de-addiction centre and with doctors, help was rehabilitated. This is a bigger problem than Militancy. I request everyone to join police in eradicating the menace,” he said.
SSP also said 75 teams had desired to play in cricket tournament and 65 got selected.
“For those who were not selected, Police organized different game tournaments for them so that they don’t get discouraged. We are organizing in singing tournaments. Ganderbal police have also proposed singing and art centre. That will also be completed soon.”
He appealed parents to take care of their children.
“We are doing everything for the youth so that they keep themselves away from Militancy and drugs.
He appealed the parents to take care of their children at different stages of life whether it is of health and career.”(KNS)