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Bihar SP’s campaign against drugs, liquor has good results

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Patna: Bihar cadre IPS officer Kumar Ashish, who is now posted as Superintendent of Police (SP) in Kishanganj, is running a kind of social campaign. Almost every day, the officer takes time out to reach out to the youth and persuade them to become victims of drug and drug addiction.

Kumar Ashish said, “While many youth of the country are falling prey to drugs and drug addiction, there are some who come forward and inspire them to avoid such dangerous addiction.” TeaThat New Indian Express.

He attends schools in remote areas of Kishanganj district and stops wherever he sees youth, students and other people of the age group. “I first become his friend in uniform, not the SP of his district. I try to tell them about the harmful side effects of drugs and narcotics as a friend”, he said.

Kumar Ashish, who is known as the ‘SP of the people’, also educates the youth on the benefits of complete prohibition in the state. “Wherever I go, huge crowds including youth, school students, parents and enlightened citizens of the society gather and make a collective effort to stop the use of drugs, various intoxicants and alcohol in the society. Today the young generation is getting addicted to drugs. We are trying our best to inspire the younger generation. And if we save the people at the right time before they fall in the grip of drugs then it will be nothing less than the service of the country for us.

Dangerous intoxicants and substances like charas, smack, cocaine, brown sugar, ganja, bhang, opium, zarda, gutka, tobacco and alcohol are being widely used in the society for intoxication. “Apart from causing physical, mental and economic harm to the individual by consuming these toxic and intoxicating substances, it also pollutes the social environment”, he said.

Thanks to Kumar Ashish’s campaign, the Kishanganj police have arrested 1,194 people and registered 1,070 cases of prohibition violations since 2018. 27,299 liters of liquor, which includes 94,294 liters of foreign liquor, 259 vehicles-124 two-wheelers and 135 four-wheelers. They claimed to have seized 803 kg of ganja, 120 grams of smack, 260 grams of heroin, 203 grams of brown sugar, 752 grams of opium, 138 kilograms of poppy and other intoxicants.

“My campaign has also helped us investigate atrocities against women as we have registered a decrease of 20.93% from the beginning”, he said, adding that house breaking (theft), simple clashes, kidnapping for ransom, Cases of crime involving SC/ST and communal riots through social awareness against rugs and narcotics were also included.

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