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Campaign against drugs is underway through awareness programmes
Nowadays, women are leading in almost every section of society and are proving their strength. Two female SHOs are strengthening the drive against drugs in district Sri Muktsar Sahib besides encouraging the women empowerment. SHO of Lakhewali police station Inspector Beant Kaur and SHO of Bariwala police station Sub-Inspector Rupinder Kaur have encouraged the participation of women in Punjab Government’s war against drugs.
“Woman plays an important role in the family and society, especially in nurturing and teaching a child. Therefore, to prevent youth from drugs, the woman should come forward in this war against drugs”, opined Inspector Beant Kaur and Sub-Inspector Rupinder Kaur.
Under the DAPO programme of Punjab Government, they are spreading awareness against drugs in their corresponding villages. They are encouraging rural women, youth and old people to be part of this programme. Side by side, they are also making women aware of their legal rights against, especially in case of domestic violence. They are also encouraging the women to use Shakti App of Punjab police to easily access the services being provided by the police to ensure the safety and security of the women.
The police teams led by these SHOs also showcases the inspirational videos and movies against drugs to inspire the youth so that they can adopt a positive attitude besides realizing the ill- effect of drugs. Under this campaign, women from the villages also used to provide full support and co-operate with these SHOs to ensure the success of their campaign. They often admonish the people of the villages strictly, that if anyone caught using drugs, they will not give a second thought to sending the culprit behind the bars irrespective of his or her social status.
They further added that they have convened meetings with the village Panchayats to constitute committees for safeguarding the villages from drug traffickers. In doing so, if anybody caught getting selling drugs in the village, legal action can be taken against him with the support of the committee. They said that with the motivation of SSP Manjeet Singh Dhesi and support of the local residents, they will soon declare the villages falling under the jurisdiction of their police stations drug-free, and place the hoardings declaring the same.