Sale, use of drugs goes unchecked in Islamabad.


Byline: Israr Ahmad

ISLAMABAD -- Drug sale and use is going unchecked in various parts of federal capital with Dora Village on the top in illegal trade of narcotics including heroin and ice, whereas, police and other law enforcement agencies are apparently turning a blind eye to the menace. According to details, the areas where drug use and sale is on the rise are F-8, F-9, F-10, F-1, Sihala, Bhara Kahu, Noon, Golra Sharif, Ghora Mast, Bagh Jogian, (within limits of police station Koral), Qilah Phurwala (falling under jurisdiction of police station Kahuta but sharing borders with Islamabad at Soan River), Chirah, Kirpa and Dora Village. Except the posh sectors, the drug addicts can be seen in large numbers injecting drugs to each other. Similarly, the drug peddlers supply drugs in these areas without any prompt action on the part of police and other law enforcement agencies.

Dora Village in the jurisdiction of police station Tarnol has become the main centre of drug supply not only in federal capital but also Rawalpindi. However, police and other authorities concerned seem to be silent spectator of the scenario, reportedly condoning the rampant drug sale for receiving monthly from kingpin of the drug dens located in Dora Village. A police official, who spoke with The Nation on condition of anonymity...

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