Srinagar : District Police Hqrs Baramulla took a groundbreaking step in the fight against drugs by organizing a one-day Anti-Drugs Conference for Moulvis (Religious Leaders) & Imams (Religious Preachers) at Dak Bungalow Baramulla today. This event marked a significant milestone in their ongoing efforts to combat drug abuse within the community.
Besides various police officers including DIG North Kashmir, Sh Vivek Gupta IPS, SSP Baramulla Amod Nagpure (IPS), DySP Hqrs Bla Altaf Ahmad Khan (JKPS), SDPO Pattan Sh Mohd Nawaz (JKPS), SDPO Tangmarg Sh Imtiaz Ahmed (JKPS), DySP DAR DPL Baramulla Sh Aijaz Ahmad. The conference gathered experts from various fields, including legal, medical, social, governmental, and religious backgrounds. These experts shared their insights on topic of religious condemnations of drugs.
DIG North Kashmir Vivek Gupta (IPS) stresses the pivotal role of civil societies and religious institutions in combating the scourge of drug addiction within our society. Emphasizing the intense influence of religious leaders, he noted that they are not only respectable figures but also our moral compass, guiding us with unwavering devotion along the righteous path of our faith.
The audience predominantly consisted of Religious Leaders, preachers, imams, and youth. SSP Baramulla, Shri Amod Ashok Nagpure IPS, addressed the gathering, emphasizing the crucial role that religious leaders and civil society play in reducing the demand for drugs.
Baramulla Police has already taken significant steps in the war against drugs, with more than 200 cases registered under the NDPS Act, over 300 drug peddlers arrested, and 54 hardcore drug peddlers booked under PIT NDPS PSA. The police have also confiscated illegal drug property valued at Rs 2 crore in Baramulla. SSP bla Amod Nagpure (IPS) stressed that while these actions are vital, it’s a collective effort involving all stakeholders that will truly lead to a drug-free society.
Participants at the conference applauded the unique approach of the Baramulla Police and expressed their appreciation for the police’s tireless work in making the community safer and drug-free.