Launch crackdown in opposition to drug sellers, Bhagwant Mann to police
Chandigarh, Might 9
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday ordered the state police to launch a crackdown in opposition to these concerned in promoting narcotics and requested it to take motion in opposition to any politician discovered to be conniving with the drug mafia.
Mann chaired a gathering of the anti-drug particular activity power workforce led by its chief Harpreet Sidhu in Chandigarh, mentioned an official launch right here. Mann informed police officers that neither politicians nor officers needs to be spared if discovered conniving with the mafia.
He requested the officers to work with none political stress with a give attention to making Punjab a drug-free state. “To my thoughts, some cops may need been working earlier beneath sure compulsions however all officers should not alike. Nevertheless, few drug peddlers is likely to be getting political patronage up to now however now this shall not occur and all of it is best to work fearlessly in a course to wipe out the slur of medicine from the state,” he mentioned.
Mann requested the cops to arrest those that are literally promoting medicine not the addicts as they individuals have already change into victims of the drug mafia. With this initiative, in the end the spine of the provision chain could be damaged and Punjab would quickly change into a drug-free state, mentioned Mann, including this might not be completed with out the wholehearted assist of the police power.
The chief minister mentioned his authorities will try laborious to run drug de-addiction centres throughout the state efficaciously whereas guaranteeing there isn’t a scarcity of medicines.
Appreciating the Punjab Police for valiantly combating the black section of terrorism throughout the state, Mann hoped, “It would now set an instance by fully vanishing the drug terror, which has ruined the lives of our youth.” He requested cops to be vigilant whereas tackling the drug menace with heavy hand and needs to be conscious who, the place and how much medicine are being offered inside their jurisdiction.