District Narcotic Cell

Narcotic cell is headed by a Deputy Superintendent of Police. The aim of the plan is to prevent and detect Narcotic offences to monitor Narcotic cases till the trial is over and to check the movements of Narcotic criminals and their activities.

Narcotic Cell collects intelligence on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) and pass it on to concerned police stations according to the gravity of cases. Monitoring and Supervising cases registered under NDPS Act is also done by this wing. Abkari raids are being conducted by Narcotic Cell on information. In addition to this it acts as Nodal office for Janamithry Suraksha Project, Traffic and Road Safety, Senior Citizen Help Desk, Clean Campus Safe Campus.

A separate Cell is functioning under an Assistant Commissioner of Police to check possession, use and sale of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. The Cell is at present working in the old and historic Police Station viz. Edapally Police Station building. Any information about drug trafficking can be directly passed on to the Commissioner of Police or to telephone no 1090 (toll free.

Commonly used Narcotic Drugs

1) Ganja
2) Charas
3) Brown Sugar
4) Opium
5) Hashish
6) Tidigesic
7) Nitravite

8) Dora Mine
9) Phinathazine
10) Dizapham
11) Phinergan
12) Arecamin
13) Lorosopam

Public is informed that the possession, use and sale of the above mentioned Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic substances are punishable under the NDPS Act 1986. Passengers travelling by flight/train/bus are cautioned not to accept any parcel/baggage from strangers under any circumstances and to report to the police immediately if they notice any abandoned or unattended baggage or parcel.

Last updated on Friday 20th of May 2022 PM