RAJOURI, DEC 13 – DIG Rajouri, Poonch Dr. Haseeb Mughal said that a special drive was launched to curb the drug mafia i.e. drug trafficking in Rajouri Poonch border districts, due to which 82 FIRs have been lodged in Rajouri and Poonch border districts in the last 11 months, out of which 35 FIRs have been registered in Rajouri district and 47 in Poonch district. In these two FIRs, strict legal action has been taken against 97 smugglers in both the districts and they have been arrested. Apart from this, preventive action has been taken against about 375 small-scale drug addicts or drug peddlers in Rajouri Poonch districts, out of which 155 are in Poonch and 220 in Rajouri. The DIG informed that while taking action against notorious smugglers, NDPS PSA has been imposed against 4 smugglers in Rajouri while NDPS PSA has been imposed against 3 notorious smugglers in Poonch and they have been sent to jail for 1 year. Asking Rajouri, the DIG appealed to the public and said that along with the police, the public, school teachers and the society also have a role to play in eradicating drugs, and in this, especially parents should come forward and fight against drug peddlers. Help us identify and take action. DIG Dr Haseeb Mughal requested people to be the eye and ear of police in its war against Drugs and inform about Drug addicts so that their counselling can be held at District level and they can be sent to Jammu for counseling. He said that it’s the responsibility of parents as well as locals and PRIs to identify such persons. During the press briefing SSP Rajouri Mohd Aslam requested the general Public to share any drugs related information with Police on Drugs helpline numbers active in both Rajouri and Poonch . Rajouri :- 9596047100
Poonch 9622003495 and strict action will be taken against those involved in drug smuggling. He asked people to help Police in eradicating drugs from society as public support is important.