Staff up with STF to tackle large sharks working drug mafia in Punjab, Bhagwant Mann tells police
Chandigarh, Might 12
Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has directed Senior Superintendents of Police (SSPs) and Commissioners of Police (CPs) to work in tandem with the Particular Job Pressure (STF) and launch joint operations to nab large sharks working the drug mafia within the state.
“In case any incident of drug provide involves my discover, the SSP or the CP involved can be held accountable,” mentioned the CM whereas addressing a gathering of Deputy Commissioners and SSPs right here as we speak.
He requested the law enforcement officials to right away take motion on complaints associated to drug trafficking.
Emphasising the necessity to tightening the noose round drug smugglers, CM Mann mentioned: “Strict motion can be taken in case of default bail as a result of non-presentation of challan inside the stipulated interval, notably in instances of economic seizure of medicine.”
The CM underlined the necessity to evolve an efficient mechanism to punish erring police officers who have been allegedly patronising drug peddlers.
The Chief Minister additionally directed the DGP to subject tips to all SSPs to not disclose the value of seized medicine because it attracted gullible youth to drug peddling.
Mann requested the Well being and Police Departments to undertake a reformist strategy in the direction of petty offenders.
“The variety of Opioid Assisted Therapy (OOAT) clinics are being elevated from 208 to 500. With this, drug addicts will get remedy inside a radius of 5-6 km of their properties,” he mentioned.
As preventive measures, Mann mentioned DCs, SSPs, SDMs and DSPs should go to areas of their jurisdiction commonly.
“The main focus needs to be on revamping the sports activities infrastructure in villages and wards, moreover intensifying efforts to carry sports activities meets and youth festivals. On this method, the vitality of the youth will be channelled in the direction of constructive actions,” he added.
OOAT clinics to be elevated
The variety of Opioid Assisted Therapy (OOAT) clinics are being elevated to 500. Addicts will get quick access to remedy. — Bhagwant Mann, CM