150 jail inmates take pledge not to consume drugs

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 18:44

Kapurthala: Over 150 inmates lodged in the
Modern Jail here on Wednesday took a pledge to shun drugs and urged
the jail authorities to ensure their de-addiction.

The inmates took the pledge in the presence of DGP
(Prisons) Shahsi Kant at a function held inside the jail
premises.

The DGP assured the inmates that jail authorities would
make arrangements for their treatment and said drug
de-addiction drive would be carried out in all the jails.

He said over 60 per cent youths in the state were
suffering from drug addiction.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 18:44

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