As the continuing anti-drug marketing campaign, Punjab Police on Thursday achieved main success after at the very least 67 villages and 20 wards of Sangrur district have handed a decision to oppose and socially boycott drug sellers and make their villages drug-free.
This achievement got here amidst the collection of Cordon and Search Operations (CASO) centered on drug trafficking, anti-social parts, and criminals being performed by the police to make the state a drug-free and crime-free state.
On Wednesday, residents of two infamous areas in Sri Muktsar Sahib district, together with Midda village and Mohalla Chhajghar of Malout, pledged to keep away from medicine.
On day 4, the CASO was performed in two districts of Patiala vary — Sangrur and Barnala — on the instructions of Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav.
The whole operation was performed underneath the general supervision of Inspector General of Police, Patiala vary, Mukhwinder Singh Chhina and SSPs had been directed to meticulously plan this operation and deploy most police power.
While congratulating the Sangrur Police staff for attaining this milestone, Special DGP, Law and Order, Arpit Shukla exhorted the general public to come back ahead to eradicate the menace of medication from the state to rework it into the ‘Rangla Punjab’.
He mentioned the police haven’t been leaving any stone unturned to nab the drug smugglers to interrupt the drug provide, however the public assist is a should to chop the demand.
Divulging extra particulars, the Special DGP mentioned the police groups have arrested 11 anti-social parts after registering eight FIRs through the operation.
Apart from this, the police groups have additionally rounded up 60 suspicious individuals for questioning, he added.
The Special DGP mentioned the robust power of 1, 200 plus police personnel underneath the supervision of SSP Sangrur Surendra Lamba and SSP Barnala Sandeep Kumar Malik carried out CASO in drug hotspots recognized of their respective districts.
Meanwhile, IGP Chhina has specifically invited 10 such panchayats for a gathering to understand their efforts within the battle towards medicine. He urged extra individuals to affix fingers with the Punjab Police to wipe out medicine from the state.