Sindh to form task force to combat drug dealers

KARACHI (HRNW) In a move to combat drug dealers, the Excise and Taxation Minister of Sindh directed to form a task force in the province, media reported on Friday.

Expressing concern over the increasing prevalence of drugs, particularly ice, in educational institutions, Provincial Minister Sharjeel Memon emphasized the necessity of taking all possible measures to curb this trend.

Memon directed the Secretary Excise and DIG Hyderabad to take decisive action against drug dealers, while also instructing them to keep the Secretary Information Sindh informed about these efforts.

Furthermore, he urged the information secretary to launch an anti-narcotics advertisement within a few days.

Highlighting the importance of thorough investigations into arrested drug suspects, the provincial minister instructed the Secretary of Excise to establish a task force comprising reputable officers.