Chandigarh, June 10 (By TNL Bureau): Haryana Director General of Police, B.S. Sandhu said that a special drive would be launched to crackdown on narcotics in the state.
Sandhu was addressing the participants in a programme organized by representatives of Namdhari community against the drug addiction at Jivan Nagar in Sirsa on Saturday.
He said that stern action would be taken against those involved in such illegal activities. They would not be spared at any cost. Even their property would be attached. Apart from this, registration of vehicles being used in smuggling of narcotics and other illegal activities would also be got cancelled.
Calling upon the people to extend their full support in the fight against narcotics, Sandhu said that today’s young generation is coming under the influence of intoxication. The youth should maximally increase their participation in education, sports and other competitions rather remain in the grip of drug addiction. He said that an educated society could provide the right direction to the youth. He urged the youth to avoid bad association and paid more attention towards education.
The DGP also appreciated the efforts made by Sirsa Police led by Superintendent of Police, Hamid Akhtar against the narcotics and drugs through ‘prabal prahar’ campaign being carried out in the district.
Earlier, Sandhu inaugurated the building of DAV Police Public School in Sirsa. While addressing the gathering on this occasion, he said that extending better basic amenities to police personnel is among the priority so that they could discharge their duties without any stress. The DAV Police Public School has been set up for ensuring the better education of the wards of police personnel. At present, 22 such schools are functional in Haryana with a total strength of about 16,000 students. These temple of learning are proving effective in providing quality education to the wards of police personnel, he added.
Senior officers of Police Department and other dignitaries were also present on this occasion.