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Pakistan pushing huge quantity of drugs into Jammu & Kashmir for terror funding: DGP Dilbag Singh

Underlining the need for improving the conviction rate in NDPS cases, the DGP said the cases of drug smuggling and trading must be probed professionally, leaving no room for doubts to ensure conviction in such cases.  

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New Delhi Published on: November 27, 2021 8:11 IST
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Pakistan pushing huge quantity of drugs into Jammu & Kashmir for terror funding: DGP Dilbag Singh

Highlights

  • The statement was made while presiding over a specialised training programme for J&K Police officers
  • The DGP has also underlined the need for improving the conviction rate in NDPS cases
  • DGP Singh also stressed identifying the inter-state drug nexus

Pakistan is pushing a huge quantity of drugs into Jammu and Kashmir for funding terror in a planned manner and getting our youths falling prey to the menace, Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbag Singh said on Friday. The Jammu and Kashmir director general of police made the remark while presiding over a specialised training programme for Jammu and Kashmir Police officers held in collaboration with the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

Referring to the seizure of 52 kg of heroin on Thursday at Jajar Kotli and huge quantities of various drugs earlier in Poonch, Baramulla, Kupwara and other border areas, the DGP said "Pakistan is pushing huge quantities of drugs for terror funding in a planned manner and getting our youths involved in the menace to satisfy its evil intentions."

Underlining the need for improving the conviction rate in NDPS cases, the DGP said the cases of drug smuggling and trading must be probed professionally, leaving no room for doubts to ensure conviction in such cases.

DGP Singh also stressed identifying the inter-state drug nexus.

Speaking on the occasion, Singh expressed his gratitude to NCB chief SN Pradhan for providing a faculty team for training Jammu and Kashmir police officers.

He said this training programme was aimed at enhancing and upgrading the investigating skills of the Jammu and Kashmir police investigating officers in NDPS cases and added that given the magnitude of the problem this training course is of great importance.

He hoped that the programme would prove helpful for the officers in investigating the NDPS cases. 

(With inputs from PTI)

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