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Team Jammu, DLSA & Samba Police seek support of society to intensify war against drug menace

Samba, March 10, 2021: Reiterating their common resolve to take on-going war against drug addiction to its logical conclusion, Team Jammu, District Police Samba and District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Samba on Wednesday sought support of every section of the society to eradicate this menace.

While addressing a mega gathering comprising mostly youth including that of Higher Secondary and College Girls during a program on “Role of Society in Eradicating Drug Menace” organized at Shri Amar Khastriya Sabha, Samba, SSP, Samba, Rajesh Sharma, exhorted the gathering to jointly launch decisive war against drug menace. He said that this problem would not be solved by some individual and some particular communities because there is need of joint fight of the people all religions, castes, creeds and colours to single out those who have been involved in playing with the lives of younger generation.

SSP, Rajesh Sharma further presented detailed account of the working of Samba Police while dealing with drug mafia with iron hands and also guiding drug victims to rehabilitation center. He presented at length the number of cases registered under NDPS Act and also record number of seizure of drug contraband from district Samba. He asked the people to come forward and share any sort information pertaining to drug peddling also assured the identity of whistle blowers would be kept secret.

Sub-Judge, Secretary, DLSA, Samba, Swati Gupta, in her address, expressed her views on the glaring issue of Drug Abuse, which is affecting the youth, both boys and girls and underscored the duty of parents and teachers who have a very considerable role in shaping the future of younger generation. On the occasion, she also underlined the role of legal services institutions, NGOs and police department for creating awareness and rehabilitation of victims of Drug Abuse.

“Without support of each and every individual it is impossible to take fight against this deadly menace to the logical conclusion”, Zorawar Singh Jamwal, Chairman, Team Jammu, highlighted in his address and added, “Neither government agencies alone nor organizations like Team Jammu would be able to liberate our younger generation from the yoke of this deadly disease. Every right thinking person must have to come forward to join the war against drug abuse.”

Team Jammu chief, Zorawar Singh Jamwal also asked the gathering to encourage youth develop hobby of physical exercise. “Instead of putting unnecessary pressure on kid for securing marks, parents should rather encourage their children to go in the playing fields”, he said, adding, “addiction of games will help parents to keep away their children from the deadly menace of drug abuse”.

Cautioning people that making youth as drug addicts is bigger game-plan of the enemy, Zorawar Singh Jamwal reiterated demand of Team Jammu to intensify vigil on crossing points on the borders to keep a check on narco-terrorism, which is consuming lives of the youth of the State, irrespective of caste, creed, colour, region and religion”.

Dr Rameshwar Singh, Psychiatrist, District Hospital, Samba, said that steps are being taken to provide free counseling and detoxification to drug victims on weekly basis besides he also explained at length the ill effects of drug abuse.

Young girl students Aariya Amba, Angna Sambyal and Vishakha Sambyal who spoke on the drug menace were also honoured during the program. Anupam Sambyal formally welcomed the dignitaries and Ashwani Sambyal presented vote of thanks while Rahul Singh compeered the program.

Among others who were present on the occasion included Inspector Sudhir Sadotra, SHO, Police Station, Samba, Vikesh Amba, Neelam Singh, Lucky Singh, Satish Datta, Varinder Sambyal and Sunil Raipuria.

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