Crackdown on illegal drug trade top priority: DGP

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh

Haryana Director General of Police B S Sandhu on Wednesday said that crackdown on illegal trade of drugs was among the top priority of their administration.

Speaking to media after inaugurating the new building of Naggal police station in Ambala, Mr Sandhu said that after a joint conference of seven states, a common secretariat for data and information sharing has been established in Panchkula.

“We are working to make the society completely drug-free. Special Task Force is also supplementing the efforts in this direction,” he added.

The DGP said that the state government had also decided to constitute Anti Terrorist Force ‘Kavach’ to further strengthen the security as well as law and order arrangements in the state. He said as announced by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Haryana Police would make it a ground reality very soon.

Mr Sandhu said that a proposal to set up a Cyber Police Station in Faridabad has already been forwarded to the government. Earlier, the DGP inaugurated the new building of Naggal police station, constructed at a cost of about Rs 2.5 crore.

On the occasion, he said that it would accommodate the requirement of modern police station. Naggal Police Station, which was earlier working in a rented accommodation, would now have also modern facilities. Apart from Ambala district, such kinds of police stations were being constructed in the entire state. Mr Sandhu said that State Police is upgrading its infrastructure to provide better living and working

facilities to its officers and officials. Various residential and office accommodations have been constructed across the state in this direction.

(editor@dailyworld.in)

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