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Drug Mafia is flourishing fearlessly under Congress Regime – AAP

Punjabi Politics
 “While Akalis plunged the youth of Punjab into the deep dark sea of drugs, drug mafia is flourishing fearlessly under Congress Regime.Series of deaths due to drugs in recent days are a result of rampant trade of drugs” These views were expressed by AAP MP Bhagwant Mann during the meetings with the party volunteers of Tarn Taran and Batala under Majha Mazboot Mission.

Cops’ drug abuse history may find place in ACRs

Punjab
Rajmeet Singh  Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 10 The drug abuse history of Punjab Police personnel may be mentioned in their annual confidential reports (ACRs), in a step aimed at checking their complicity in the drug menace plaguing Punjab.   This and several other measures form part of a time-bound action plan being drawn by the state government to fight the menace. The Cabinet sub-committee headed by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to monitor the government’s anti-drugs campaign met on Monday. It received several suggestions which are being incorporated in the action plan.  A senior government functionary said Additional Chief Secretary (Home) NS Kalsi had issued instructions to the police authorities not to question addicts coming to de-addicti...

Drug video: Woman ‘missing’ , cops under lens

Punjab
Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service Jalandhar, July 10 Having placed three staff members of the City police station, Phagwara, under suspension on Monday, the police are now probing who made and circulated the video of an addict woman consuming heroin in a room of the inquiry officers. How the booked addict got the drugs inside the police station and also the material used to consume it is also under investigation. In the video, probably shot inside one of the interrogation rooms, a newly-wed woman is seen taking heroin using a foil and a lit candle. As she does so, neither her inquiry officer ASI Balbir Singh nor woman Constable Kuldip Kaur, who had booked her in an NDPS case, stop her. The voice of Head Constable Hardip Singh is also heard. The woman, Sandeep Kaur, hails from Bhullarai v...

19-year-old injects drug in private parts, dies

Punjabi Politics
Manmeet Singh Gill Tribune News Service Tarn Taran, July 10 A 19-year-old addict at Jhabal village, 25 km from here, died on Tuesday, two days after he allegedly injected some drug into a vein in his testicles. The family members of the deceased, Bharat Singh, said initially, they took him to a few local physicians after he complained of severe pain in his legs, which were swollen. His mother Paramjit Kaur said she had earlier lost her elder son to drugs. Manoj Kumar, SHO, Jhabal, claimed that Bharat did not die due to drugs. He claimed that the youth was unwell for the last around three months and family had ignored his treatment. SMO Karamveer Singh of Community Health Centre denied having any information about the death of a patient due to such complication. He said no such patient was ...

Two get 10-yr jail for drug trafficking

Punjab
Tribune News Service Moga, July 10 A drug peddler was sentenced to 10-year rigorous imprisonment by the District and Sessions Court in Moga on Tuesday after finding him guilty of smuggling drugs. A fine of Rs 1 lakh was also imposed on him. Additional District and Sessions Judge Tarsem Mangla while pronouncing the orders said if Ranjit Singh, alias Babbu, fails to deposit the said fine, he would have to undergo another one year in jail. As per the case file, Ranjit, a resident of Kot Mohammad Khan village, was arrested on August 17, 2017, from near Badduwal link road. At least 500 gram of heroin was recovered from his possession after which a case under the NDPS Act was registered against him. Meanwhile, in another case of drug smuggling, the court sentenced Satnam Singh of Gatti Jattan...