IEP SAS Nagar/Chandigarh, September 29
Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Labour, Investment Promotion and Grievance Redressal Minister Anmol Gagan Mann today addressed the top police officials of the district at Mohali to root out drugs and take strict action against those responsible for drugs. A special meeting was held with the SSP, SPs, DSPs and SHOs of the area and orders were given to take all possible action to eradicate drugs. She instructed to take strict action against those found guilty without any pressure.
The cabinet minister said that the Punjab government led by Chief Minister S.Bhagwant Singh Maan is committed to provide a drug-free, corruption-free and clean administration to the people of the state. Addressing the police at Mohali today, the minister said that due to the ill effects of drugs in our society, the future of drug addicts is going dark. She said that a person addicted to drugs becomes economically weak, but also physically weak. She said that the youth who is addicted to drugs does not think about the country or even about himself and his family, instead of getting rid of drugs, he forces his entire family to suffer hell.
She emphasized on intensifying the campaign started by the police administration for the elimination of drugs and said that the police can play a major role in this campaign to eliminate drugs from the state in all circumstances. On this occasion, she instructed the police to take strict action against those who spread drugs. She said that the Punjab government is working on zero tolerance against drug addiction.
On this occasion, Senior Superintendent Police Mr. Vivek Sheel Soni said that the government is continuously working to eradicate drugs in all conditions. He strictly instructed the police officers to take strict action against those who deal in drugs and spread drugs. He said that if there is any negligence on the part of any police officer in preventing drugs, then that employee will also be dealt strongly.
The Cabinet Minister appealed to the people to unite and cooperate with the police and the administration to eradicate drugs so that the youth can stay away from the ill effects of drugs and create a good society.
On this occasion SP(R) Navreet Singh Virak, SP Investigation Amandeep Brar, DSP Kharar-2 Dharamveer Singh, DSP Kharar-1 Rupinder Kaur Sohi and other chief officers of police stations. were present