2,260 Patients Treated By Sgr Drug De-addiction Centre

SRINAGAR: Thirty four people were arrested in 26 drug addiction cases registered in various police stations of Rajouri and Poonch districts in Jammu and Kashmir last year till November, 2016.

As per the figures released by the State Home Department, J&K police have registered 26 cases in various police stations of Rajouri and Poonch districts relating to drug addiction and arrested 34 people in this connection in the year 2016 till November.

There is no drug de-addiction centre in Rajouri and Poonch districts. However, four drug de-addiction centres are presently functional in the state at Jammu, Srinagar, Anantnag and Baramulla.

During last two years up to ending October 2016, as many as 3,864 patients have been treated in these four drug de-addiction centers. Highest number of 2,260 patients has been treated in Srinagar district, followed by 610 in Jammu, 603 in Anantnag and 391 in Baramulla district.

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