Arunachal guv asks police to launch drive against drug menace

Arunachal guv asks police to launch drive against drug menace Itanagar, Nov 8 (PTI) Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig(Retd) B D Mishra on Friday asked the police to launch a driveagainst drug menace in the state.

Speaking at the 47th Raising Day of Arunachal PradeshPolice at Police Training Centre, Banderdewa, near here, thegovernor emphasised on adopting 'zero tolerance' towards drugabuse by youth of the state.

He also called for better cooperation among Army,paramilitary forces and police for the country's security.

'Police personnel must accept any posting, whethersoft, tough or operational, as an obligation towards duty,' hesaid.

Noting that the Pema Khandu-led BJP government in thestate would continue taking steps towards the welfare of thepersonnel and betterment of the security apparatus, thegovernor asked police officers, from the head constable to theDGP, to show 'exemplary leadership'.

Observing that residents of the state have highexpectations from the police, the governor urged the personnelto generate confidence among the people about policing byensuring an impartial investigation into every case andhelping every individual in need.

On the occasion, he awarded the Indian Police Medal toDIG (Headquarters) Kime Kaming, Jeevan Raksha Padak toInspectors Padi Paying and Abraham Taying and Union HomeMinister's Medal for Excellence in Police Training to HeadConstable Talin Motu and Constable Tsering Tashi.

State Home Minister Bamang Felix, Chief SecretaryNaresh Kumar, DGP R P Upadhyay were among others present atthe programme. PTI UPLACD ACD