24-year-old dies of drug overdose, body found in fields

Ferozepur, August 5, 2018: In yet another incident of death due to drug, a youth reported died at village Rakhri on Sunday.  The deceased has been identified as Dipreet Singh 24, alias Phla son of Balwant Singh a resident of Rakhri village near Ferozepur.

In the recent past, there had been more than a dozen’s death of youths in the district.

As per the information of family members, Dilpreet Singh was drug-addict if different habit forming tablets, since long.  Dilpreet Singh injected himself in the fields where he died and family members came to know only in the morning when they had gone to the fields.

The family members have urged the state government and the police to put a check on the supply of drugs and take stick action against drug peddlers active in the area, to save the youths of Punjab.