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Government to go all out on a war footing against the menace of drug in the State


Shillong: The war on drugs continues as the government will now take drug menace as a serious threat and will go all out on a war-footing to combat drug trafficking in all forms in the state.

The issue will be one of the key issue in the Governor’s address on the first day of the newly-constituted 11th Meghalaya Legislative Assembly on Monday, informed Cabinet Minister and MDA-II official spokesperson Paul Lyngdoh on Friday after the Cabinet meeting.

Lyngdoh informed that the total seizure of drugs by the State Police is about 71 crores rupees and the State police are under very high alert to go all out against drug peddlers. Lyngdoh said that the State government will not miss out on the small or big guys and there will be no compromise when it comes to raids, seizures, checking on illicit drugs of any variety.

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