41 Homeless Drug Addicts Dead Bodies Found In May- Daily Notable
By Our Correspondent
Lahore: 41 homeless drug addicts dead bodies found in May 2020 in the city of Lahore due to overdose and shortage of drugs, shortage of food & water, living with the miserable condition and majority of them is unknown and homeless drug addicts have been recovered in main areas of Lahore, more than 65 percent drug addicts less than 40 year and about 35 percent drug addicts more than 40.
Syed Zulfiqar Hussain Consultant Anti Drugs/Narcotics Campaign and Prevention Expert were talking to media about Report on Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) Dead Bodies in May, the report prepared by Drug Advisory Training Hub (DATH) & YOCFAN. Mr. Adeel Rashid, Mrutaza Saddiqui and Syed Mohsin also present on the occasion.
Mr. Hussain said that a large number of homeless young people are using hard and soft drugs on footpaths, gardens, and different major roads in the various part of the city due to lock down and food, water and also living with the miserable condition.
120 clusters where people are using drugs and inject the heroin mixed with water in the city of Lahore without any fear, he added.
This is an alarming situation for those who lost their children due to drug addiction and a large number of drug addicts settled on roads, parks, and gardens because of non availability of treatment facilities on government and private hospitals.
Syed Zulfiqar Hussain said that most of the areas are very high risk for addiction in Lahore where dead bodies of unknown homeless drug addicts are being found due to overdose of drugs, poor hygienic condition and not eating proper food.
These are following areas like Data Darbar, Bhatti Gate, Gowal Mandi, Mustafabad, Shafiqa Abad, Tabbi City, Mochi Gate, Masti Gate, Misri Shah, Shadman, Lari Ada, etc..,
Mr. Hussain said that parents can play a vital role to curb the menace of drug addiction in their children’s because people have no time to give proper attention to our children’s. Govt. should establish new treatment centers in the whole province and food packs and water will more distribute to drug addicts.