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CCPO in search for a drug free Lahore

Lahore Drug Free City

LAHORE: Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore Muhammad Aslam Tareen launched the Lahore Drug Free City Project on Saturday, in his capacity as its chairman, by ordering an immediate crackdown on all drug peddlers throughout the city.

The CCPO said that those elements that spread drug addiction among the youth of the city were perpetrators of a heinous crime, due to which, not only an individual, but a whole family gets devastated.

He ordered the Lahore police to take strict legal steps against drug peddlers, during its special crackdown against them, so that Lahore could be made a drug free city. He warned that quick eradication of drug dens in the city should be ensured, otherwise six police teams, formulated by the CCPO, would raid any area of the city and take strict action against gangs involved in such heinous activities.

Aslam Tareen was presiding over the first high-level meeting of the Lahore Drug Free City Project on Saturday, in which Anti-Narcotics Force Deputy Director…