A viral video of a younger girl allegedly below the affect of unlawful medication in Punjab’s Amritsar has triggered considerations about the issue of drug abuse within the state.
In the video, reportedly captured within the Maqboolpura locality of the Amritsar East constituency, a younger girl gave the impression to be in a stupor as she simply stood on the street, slouching and struggling to maneuver. The locality is infamous for points with drug abuse and addicts.
Maqboolpura, within the Sikh holy metropolis, typically makes headlines for incidents associated to drug abuse. Many de-addiction ‘drives’ launched by the police have didn’t yield the specified outcomes.
After the video went viral, the Maqboolpura police carried out a search operation within the locality on Sunday. During the operation, cops rounded up three folks and recovered narcotic substances from their possession.
The police have registered separate FIRs on this connection. Besides, 12 had been detained for investigations as a result of suspicious actions. The police additionally seized 5 autos suspected to be stolen from the world.
The AAP MLA Jeevanjot Kaur, who represents Amritsar East constituency, mentioned that the probe is on within the case