Sangrur cops visit11 drug hotspots

Sangrur cops visit11 drug hotspots

Tribune Information Service

Parvesh Sharma

Sangrur, February 19

In a bid to rehabilitate drug addicts, police and civic officers have began interacting with residents of 11 drug hotspots within the district.

Aside from offering correct remedy to addicts, the administration has began taking the assistance of the District Industrial Chamber to supplied jobs to them.

“Issues have improved, however nonetheless there’s a want for stricter motion in opposition to peddlers to finish the medicine downside. Cops are conducting common patrolling and we’re hopeful that in coming time, issues will enhance,” stated a Dhuri resident at a drug hotspot.

Within the district, there are 11 hotspots — three within the Dhuri sub-division, two in Sangrur, one in Bhawanigarh, one in Sunam, one in Dirba, one in Moonak and two in Lehra. Figures present that previously round 10 months, the Sangrur police have confiscated 49,747 habit-forming tablets, 6,179-kg poppy husk, 13-kg opium and 1.726-kg heroin. The police have registered 343 circumstances and arrested 407 individuals.

“The figures of restoration don’t imply that the confiscated medicine had been meant for Sangrur district. Cops have arrested many smugglers, who had been taking the medicine to different districts via Sangrur,” stated Surendra Lamba, SSP, Sangrur.

After senior officers hit the sphere, round 12 addicts have come ahead and expressed their willingness for to get handled to recuperate from the dependancy downside. Sangrur DC Jitendra Jorwal stated he would go to all drug hotspots.

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