Aimed towards sensitisation of school going children against drugs abuse and its ill effects, Jammu and Kashmir police in Rajouri organised an awareness lecture in Government Higher Secondary School Lamberi Nowshera.
On the directions of SSP Rajouri Yougal Manhas, a
team of police headed by SDPO Nowshera Brijesh Sharma and Incharge PP Lamberi, SI Mehmood Khan under the supervision of Addl SP Nowshera Girdhari Lal Sharma chaired the lecture during morning assembly.
School students and staff attended the lecture which was held in a cordial atmosphere involving question-answer session.
SDPO Nowshera Brijesh Sharma told the students about drugs abuse and ill effects of abuse on the health of individual and effects on his family and society.
All the ill effects including health, social and economic were also discussed in detail and students were motivated to act as ambassadors against drugs abuse and addiction in society.
They were also told about early symptoms which develop in an addict and students were asked to make their parents aware about it so that they can also check the addiction among youth.
Arround 200 students including boys and girls attended the programme.While addressing the students, the SDPO said that drug addiction has become a major challenge in Jammu and Kashmir and also an epidemic which is spoiling the future of nation.Students were asked to reports such matters to police immediately so that those spreading such things are dealt with iron hands. Students were requested to support the police in eradicating drug menace from the society as the youth can only bring the change.