A brainstorming session by the north east senior top cops in Guwahati stressed a set of strategies to enhance the partnership between civil society, health and the law enforcement agencies to ensure that the drug menace is firmly dealt with.
Speakers in the 2 day long workshop on the alarming issue jointly sponsored by UNODC, NACO)and Assam State AIDS Control Society stressed more teeth in the laws to firmly deal with drug lords that help the devastating menace spread in the region. Assam additional DGP said without a combing effort it won’t be fruitful effort to end the problem.
Nagaland secretary M Patton stressed community meeting to rehabilitate the drug abusers. UP home guards DGP Ranjan Dwivedi said every police station in the country must have an officer to deal with NGOs, CBOs to address the social issues.
NACO additional secretary India Navreet Singh Kang stressed better understanding with law enforcement agencies. UNODC’s regional representative, Cristina Albertin said that the need of the hour is to work together to deal with the injecting drug users.