Narcotics

The 1961 Convention exercises control over more than 116 narcotic drugs. They include mainly plant-based products such as opium and its derivatives morphine, codeine and heroin, but also synthetic narcotics such as methadone and pethidine, as well as cannabis, coca and cocaine. Narcotics or Drugs is any of substances that blunt the senses, as opium, morphine, belladonna, and alcohol, that in large quantities produce euphoria, stupor, or coma, that when used constantly can cause habituation or addiction, and that are used in medicine to relieve pain, cause sedation, and induce sleep. Afghanistan is called the Golden Crescent in International Narcotics Trade. It is the largest producer of Narcotics like Opium, Heroin and Hashish (Charas). Unfortunately, since the Afghan War in 1989, Pakistan has suffered a huge influx of drugs due to porous borders with Afghanistan and resultantly has the highest number of (5 million) drug addicts in the world. The fact that the narcotics’ dealers are using women and children for trafficking has added more complexity to the issue. However, the police department of district Layyah is ready to take on the challenge. Layyah police is trying is the best to control the crimes of Narcotics. Drug criminals is to track down and when they involve selling or buying narcotics, they are arrested by police. In the matter of narcotics layyah police is most conscious. The name of reporter (who provides information about the crime of narcotics) is confidential. Its request of layyah police that if any person has information about crime of narcotics in district layyah, he has to inform layyah police in near police station/rescue 15 at once.