No employee will be sacked: CM

July 10, 2018 12:00 am | Updated 04:52 am IST

Facing criticism for ordering dope test on all government servants, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday clarified that the workers found positive in test would not be sacked or punished, rather they would be provided treatment and their identities kept confidential.

The Chef Minister also said the government will pay for the treatment of drug addicts who cannot afford it.

He said the government will pursue its Enforcement-De-Addiction-Prevention strategy with vigour in order to eliminate the drug menace.

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