Drugs is bigger threat than militancy: DGP Vaid


Jammu, Nov 14: Drugs is bigger threat than militancy, we are waging a war against it and we seek people’s cooperation in eradicating it from the state. This was stated by Director General of Police, Dr S.P Vaid while interacting with the civil society at Kishtwar and Doda during his visit to the twin districts of Doda-Kishtwar-Ramban, Range.
During his visit to Kishtwar and Doda, DGP was accompanied by IGP Jammu S D Singh Jamwal and was received by SSP Kishtwar Shri Abrar Chowdhary and other Police officers of the District. The DGP interacted with the meritorious students of the district Kishtwar. DGP also interacted with the civil society and assured assistance in solving problem of the people of hilly areas.
At Doda, the DGP Dr. Vaid was received by Basant Kumar Rath IPS DIG Doda-Kishtwar-Ramban Range, SSP Doda Mohammad Shabir, Commandant IR 5thBn Mohammad Arif Rishu and other senior Police officers.
During the visit, Dr. Vaid inaugurated Model Police Station and DIG office cum residence. The DGP chaired a police Dabar at DPL and also interacted with civil society.
While highlighting the ill effects of drug abuse during his interaction with civil society at both the places, the DGP said that drugs is bigger threat than “terrorism” and added that Jammu and Kashmir police is waging a war against it and sought the cooperation of the people in eradicating it from the state. While referring to the misuse of social media by certain individuals, the DGP asked policemen to identify such individuals and prevent the misuse by counseling them. While commending the people for maintenance of communal harmony and brotherhood in these districts, the DGP appealed to the people to continue their support in the same way in future as well.