KATHMANDU, Nepal- A recent data unveiled by the Nepal Police has divulged the fact where the Nepali society with its major youth population is heading as the fore frontiers of the change are turning their steeps to the addictions of different drugs.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Additional Inspector General of Police Nawaraj Dhakal said that now around 9.2 million youths are drug addicts in Nepal.
Speaking at a training workshop against drugs in capital valley, AIG Dhakal stressed on the need of saving their children from drug addiction by organizing public awareness programmes in respective neighborhoods.
Dhakal pointed out that all the bodies concerned should be united to fight against drug addiction as evils and aberrations have increased due to the use of drugs.
Stating that guardians should also monitor activities of their children as they use drugs swayed by others in the society, he said that it was necessary for parents to scrutinize habits and daily activities of their children.
Similarly, Superintendent of Police at the Metropolitan Police Range, Dilip Kumar Chaudhary, said that people from an age of 12 years to 28 years are drug users.
The programme was jointly organised by the Community Development and Service Centre and Community Police Service Centre, Gatthaghar.