Rehabilitation center to be established for drug addicts in Qambar, CM Sindh

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26th Aug, 2021. 12:41 am
Murad Ali Shah

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah to establish a 200-bed center for rehabilitation of drug addicts in Qambar Shahdadkot district.

CM Sindh has asked the province’s chief secretary and the IG police to formulate a structure to begin the facility.

According to the press release by the Sindh government “The government will establish the center and a well-reputed private partner will run it”.

The CM chaired a meeting to review the law and order situation in the province, also directed the police to speed up its maneuvers against drug traffickers and dealers.

CM directed Karachi’s Additional IG and all the regional DIGs not only to target the drug sellers in the province but also latch smugglers, major dealers, and traffickers.

“I am committed to purging the province of the different kinds of narcotics,” he said.

The minister stated that he received several reports about the drug trade being clandestinely carried in numerous regions throughout the province and termed for severe action against it.

The police, chiefly of Karachi’s West district and Keamari and Kashmore’s Kambar-Shahdadkot to inaugurate a special drive in contradiction of trafficking of petrol.

CM Sindh was briefed by the Police IG Mushtaq Maher about the issue,

He was told that 263 cases were recorded against the drug mafia all through the province.

In the past ten days, four cases of crimes against minorities were reported while 38 cases of violence against women were re-counted to the police, IG told the CM.

Whereas, five cases of kidnapping were reported while from Aug 11 to 20, two cases of car snatching, 53 cases of car theft, 104 cases of motorcycle snatching, 1194 cases of motorcycle theft, and 576 mobile snatching cases were reported to the police.

The chief minister asked the IG to keep him updated on the progress report.

“I have information that some policemen, who were dismissed after being involved in serious crimes, were still working with some police officers in Karachi privately and this is unacceptable,” he added.

Murad also cherished the police for guaranteeing the safety of the people during Independence Day celebrations and Ashura processions.


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