Tarn Taran: A Kalyugi Chacha(Uncle) raped his 4 year old Nephew when his parents were on duty. Chacha raped the boy under the drug affect as according to child’s parents he is drug addicted. In place of taking any action against the accused, Police Pressurizing the family for compromise. Child’s family protested against the police. Drug addiction in Punjab Youth is responsible for increase in crimes in Punjab.
There are an estimated 2.3 lakh opioid-dependent people in Punjab, reveals a recent survey. Despite cries from certain political sections over Punjab’s name being maligned, the malaise of drug abuse in the state is serious enough that the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, supported by the Punjab government’s department of health, felt it was necessary to commission a “Punjab Opioid Dependence Survey”.
The data for the survey, conducted between February and April 2015, was collected from a total of 3,620 opioid-dependent individuals across 10 districts of the state. The study used a respondent driven sampling method and a “multiplier technique” was applied for estimating the size of the state’s dependent population.