Students made aware of ill effects of drugs abuse

AALO, Jun 27: The students were made aware about the harmful effects of drugs abuse during an awareness meeting organized on the occasion of “International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking” by Aalo Police at Govt. Higher Secondary School and SFS School here on Tuesday.
Officer-in-charge of Aaalo Police Station Inspector M. Geyi highlighted the objective and significance of observing the day while Inspector Takhe Tasso informed the students about the NDPS Act, 1985 that prohibits a person to produce, cultivate, possess, sell, purchase, transport, store, and consume any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance.
Inspector T. Angu spoke about impacts of drug abuse on user’s body as well as society.
Kennady Bagra, a member of Mothers’ Vision, running drugs rehabilitation centre at Aalo also participated in the awareness camp as resource person. He sensitized the school children about drug addiction and its future implications.
The 20th Battalion of Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force also observed the World Anti-drugs Day in its unit campus by organizing a run to raise public awareness about ill effects of drugs abuse.
The awareness run, which started from the main entry point of the campus (Gate No 1) and culminated at the Nehru Chowk, was participated by the jawans, officers and sub-ordinate officers of the ITBP unit.
Tej Bhan Singh, the Second in Command, cautioned the jawans of the unit against the coercive impacts of drugs abuses.
Dr. Pura Mudo explained the impacts of drugs abuse on the user’s body, family and the society.