‘Efforts on to make it possible’
SOPORE, October 22: Deputy Inspector General of Police North Kashmir Suleman Choudhary on Thursday said that efforts are on to establish a drug rehabilitation centre in Sopore town.
According to the Kashmir Despatch correspondent Suhail Khan, the DIG police was talking to media on the sidelines of a sports event in Sopore. The DIG said that the cases related drugs are on rise in Sopore town and efforts are on to provide all possible support to victims for making their lives better.
He said drug de-addiction rehabilitation centre for Sopore town is on cards and the police are working on it. He said the police is doing its legal duty for the youths who were slapped PSA on charge of drugs.
He said: “We too are part of this society and it’s our responsibility to guide the youths who are being involved in drugs.” He said there should be a difference between drug peddler and the victim of drug addiction. He said that whatever steps are necessary for the rehabilitation of the affected youth, police will not shy away from its responsibility.
He said that large quantity of narcotics have been recovered in Kupwara and a number of drugs peddlers in this regard have already been arrested recently.