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Telangana police to set up special cell to check drug menace

The Chief Minister held a review meeting in this regard with Chief Secretary

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Press Trust of India Hyderabad
: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, also known as KCR, on Wednesday instructed the Police Department to form a special narcotic and organised crime control cell (counter intelligence cell) headed by the DGP with 1,000 members in it.
The Chief Minister held a review meeting in this regard with Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar, DGP Mahendar Reddy, Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand and other senior officials.
Also, the Chief Minister instructed the officials to act sternly against the use of narcotic drugs and ensure they are eliminated, an official press release said.
KCR decided to hold a conference State Police and Excise Conference on January 28 to take up measures and action to stop use of narcotic drugs, the release said. For this, a special action plan should be prepared, it added.

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First Published: Jan 26 2022 | 7:42 PM IST

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