Express News Service
CHANDIGARH: In a bid to fight drug menace within the border state, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Thursday directed high law enforcement officials to behave in tandem with the Special Task Force on Drugs and to launch joint operations to nab the “big sharks” operating the “drug mafia”.
Addressing a high-level assembly of police commissioners and senior superintendents of police right here, Mann categorically mentioned that if any incident of drug provide involves his discover from any a part of the state, the SSP and CP involved could be held solely accountable. He additionally requested the officers to right away swing into motion in case somebody lodges any criticism about drug trafficking.
Emphasising the necessity for tightening the noose round drug smugglers throughout the state, Mann mentioned strict motion could be taken towards the officers in case of accused getting default bail, significantly in circumstances of industrial restoration.
Mann directed DGP VK Bhawra to challenge detailed pointers to all SSPs to not disclose the value of medication seized throughout restoration within the worldwide market as this apply attracts individuals who wish to make fast buck. He, nevertheless, mentioned remainder of the knowledge concerning amount seized, location of restoration and the main points of accused might be made public.
The CM additionally mentioned extra de-addiction clinics will probably be arrange within the stat. Mann additionally requested the DGP to hurry up the method of confiscation of properties belonging to these concerned with drug mafia. As preventive measures, the CM pressured that particular focus must be laid on revamping sports activities infrastructure in villages and wards.