Hyderabad: Repeated cases of drug trafficking can result in the death penalty for the offender, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat said on Friday.
He said that students were among the main victims of drug addiction and that police in Rachakonda would therefore restart Naya Savera, a drug treatment program.
The program aims to keep children, adolescents and students away from drug addiction. It was launched in 2017 in collaboration with the Amritha Foundation Society.
“It has helped many children and students to become aware of the problems of drug addiction. He held awareness sessions in schools, colleges and drug hot spots, ”he said, adding that many students had been counseled.
“The use of illegal drugs can be harmful to health and its use is a crime. Under the NDPS Act, the death penalty for repeated offenses under section 31A is the death penalty. The public is cautioned against involvement in the drug supply chain. The PD law will be used against traffickers and suspicious files will be opened. The property gained from the sale of drugs will be seized in accordance with the procedure of NDPS law, ”Bhagwat said.
The commissioner said that as part of the relaunch of Naya Savera, the Rachakonda Police will be running outreach programs in some schools, colleges and hotspots, both offline and online, in association with Devika Rani of the Amritha Foundation. Society.
Detoxification programs will take place once a week on Tuesdays. Anyone with drug information can inform the police on 9490617111. Also for drug addiction counseling, this is the contact number.