Jalandhar:Now, get Rs 10,000 reward on informing the police about those involved in illegal drugs trade in their areas in Jalandhar.
Following the newly formed congress government initiative of breaking the drugs supply chain, a public campaign, the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police have started ‘Drug Free Jalandhar’ and ‘Fight to Finish’ initiative.
While the MLAs from across the region have been making public announcements through religious places and community halls asking public to inform them about those supplying drugs, the police too has started working in sync with the Congress government.
Jalandhar Commissioner of Police Arpit Shukla led by his team of officers also shared a helpline number ‘9592918005’, asking people to inform them about people involved in drug trade. The Police Commissioner also assured the public that besides getting cash reward of Rs 10,000, the identity of the informer would be kept secret.
It is pertinent to mention here that Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has made a poll promise with the people of Punjab that after coming to power, congress would make Punjab a drugs free state within one month.
Police Commissioner Arpit Shukla said that it was the need of the hour that public joined hands with the police to make the society drugs free. “Many youth have fallen prey to drugs menace. We have taken an initiative to make Jalandhar, a drugs free district and your support was needed to make this a reality,” he said.
Capt Amarinder Singh had held a meeting with the MLAs and directed them to begin work on breaking the drugs supply chain in their respective areas of rural and urban Punjab.
Notably, many elected members including Khadoor Sahib MLA Ramanjit Singh Sikki has already made an appeal to public in his constituency to either stop drugs trade or inform those involved in this illegal drug cartel. Ramanjit Sikki’s appeal through a gurdwara loudspeaker has gone viral on social media in this
Sources maintained that many MLAs in the region had already handed over a list of such suspicious persons involved in illegal drug trade to the police.
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