Srinagar :In a significant move, Jammu and Kashmir’s Director General of Police (DGP), RR Swain, announced plans to categorize narco-dealers similar to the classification system used for militants, distinguishing them into A, B, and C categories.
Speaking at the closing ceremony of a police martyrs cricket tournament in Kathua district, DGP Swain emphasized the impact of narcotics funding militancy in the region.Highlighting the poisonous influence of narcotics, he stated, “We will be doing a massive mapping and categorizing the narco-dealers like we have classified terrorists in A, B, and C category. We will soon be able to frame a list of narcotics dealers A, B, and C.” The DGP outlined the linkage between narco-funds and militancy, underscoring the need for a decisive battle to eliminate the narco-trade from Jammu and Kashmir.DGP Swain also revealed plans for the establishment of more de-addiction centers in the region. Emphasizing the role of victims willing to break free from narcotics, he outlined strategies to track major players through collaboration with those seeking rehabilitation. The DGP concluded by acknowledging the sacrifices of the police force, with 1650 brave men lost in the line of duty, and reassured support for the families of police martyrs.