LAHORE: The Punjab government has approved the formation of provincial narcotics control committee and to establish four special police stations of excise and taxation.
These police stations will be established in four divisions of Punjab including Lahore, Mianwali, Multan and Rawalpindi. Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif has approved the summary of Secretary Excise Khalid Masood Chaudhary to establish four police stations and the formation of narcotics control committee.
After the approval of this summery, the Secretary Excise has directed the director general to take necessary measures to establish these police stations in four divisions as soon as possible and to form the committee of narcotics control.
These excise police stations will control the narcotics business and reduce the use of drugs in these divisions. These police stations will be fully authorized in investigation of accused to control the crime in their respective areas.
ETO, AETO and three inspectors with constables will be taken from every division to appoint in their respective police stations. They will get training from anti-narcotics training centre, Rawalpindi. ETO will wear uniform equal to SP and AETO will use DSP level uniform.