Supreme Court showed concerns over use of Drugs in KPK’s Educational Institutes
The Supreme Court paid heed to the asserted utilization of narcotics in educational institutions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and looked for a report from the provincial government in this regard.
The apex court was hearing the bail plea of a suspected drug peddler.
Justice Dost Mohammad Khan scrutinized the steps taken by the KP government to keep the utilization of drugs in institutes. “Have you captured the authorities who are encouraging the offer of drugs in campuses?” he inquired.
The judge said that he knows which individuals are associated with this terrible wrongdoing, saying he would cease from taking their names within the sight of media. “I neglect to see how drugs discover their way into educational institutions in spite of such strict safety efforts,” Justice Khan commented.
As per the counsel speaking to the KP government, the utilization of narcotics in educational institutions has practically ended.
Rejecting the bail plea of drug hawking suspect Mohammed Amjad, the judge requested the trial court to complete the hearing in two months.
Prior to June, the Balochistan High Court (BHC) had guided the provincial education division to direct drug trial of all male and female students contemplating in educational institutions over the province.
A divisional bench of the BHC, including Justice Jamal Mandokhail and Justice Nazeer Ahmed Langove, had passed the request on a utilization of a citizen against the expanding number of student addicts in educational institutions in Balochistan.
A few months earlier Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services (NHS) demonstrated concerns over utilization of drug and tobacco by the students and looked for a detailed briefing on the means taken to stop their utilization in educational institutions.
Amid meeting illustrative of NHS educated that as per Global Youth Survey, which was conducted in five urban communities of Pakistan, 9.1pc young men and 4.1pc young lady were discovered associated with utilization of drugs.
Representative Khalida Parveen said by a report of CADD, in three model colleges 144 students were discovered engaged with taking drugs.
Executive of the committee Sajjad Hussain Turi said the Supreme Court had requested a prohibition on the offer of cigarettes inside 50 meters territory of the educational institutions.
“Indeed, even Sheesha (a prohibited thing) is offered there. Cigarettes can’t be sold to anyone under the age of 18 years,” he said.
The committee chose to call authorities of Federal Directorate of Education and the Higher Education Commission and the central commissioner to finish a methodology to check utilization of tobacco and drugs.