Police Organize Awareness Rally Against Drug Abuse in Awantipora

Srinagar: Police organized an awareness rally against drug abuse in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday.

A statement issued to CNS said that the awareness rally was flagged off by SDPO Awantipora Mumtaz Ali Bhatti along with SHO Awantipora, IC Police Post Reshipora. “The rally passed through various routes of Sub-division Awantipora and culminated near Kharmode Awantipora,” reads the statement.

The rally was attended by students, staff members of Mantaqi Memorial Higher Secondary School Awantipora and the inhabitants of the area.

It was said that the main aim of the rally was to spread awareness about ill effects of drug abuse and its consequences. “SDPO Awantipora on the event appealed to the general public to join hands with police in fighting against the abuse of drugs and related substances to eliminate this social evil from the society,” the police said in the statement.

During the rally, students and other participants were seen holding banners and placards in their hands with messages against drug abuse. Besides of raising slogans against social evils, they also pledged to join their hands to eradicate the drug menace from the society, the statement added.

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