The involvement of security leaders.. Did the coup intentionally spread the drugs “Shabu” and “ice” for political purposes?

Despite the security brutality of the coup regime and its arrest of tens of thousands of Egyptians for political reasons, many immoral practices that are outside the framework of law and morals are spreading alarmingly among Egyptians, such as murder, adultery, prostitution networks and all kinds of drugs that are now sold openly on public transportation.

And in a clear message, the coup regime is not interested in any crimes, violations, or moral and societal crises, after all its attention and security focus was focused on pursuing politicians, opponents, independent academics and opinion-holders, whom its media and security machine portrayed as the imminent danger to Egypt, in a despicable dress. The shorthand for all of Egypt is “the people, civilization, history, and the state” in the person of the regime and those who preside and control it, which has become evident in the multiplicity and recurrence of brutal crimes such as killing and trafficking in human organs in which Egypt occupies a global rank, and recently the spread of new and deadly types of drugs that are the most deadly to young people The Egyptian, and strangely enough, it takes place under the noses and ears of the military regime.

“Shabu” and “ice” drugs

The prevalence of “shabu” and “ice” drugs has increased among young people in Egypt, and caused them to commit many horrific crimes during the recent period.

These new types are synthetic compound drugs of plant origin and are more dangerous than all other types of narcotics, including heroin.

These types of drugs cause users to act out of balance, violent behavior, and often hallucinations.

According to the data of the Addiction Control and Treatment Fund, nearly 17,000 people have applied for treatment for synthetic drugs this year.

Also, these drugs are not of a medicinal nature, and therefore do not have any therapeutic effect, as they are manufactured and sold as drugs, unlike tramadol tablets, which represent a treatment for a disease according to the doctor’s diagnosis.

Among the types of synthetic drugs that have recently spread in Egypt, under the watchful eye of the Ministry of Interior, shabu, ice, meth and crystal are all names for one drug, “methamphetamine,” which falls under the category of synthetic drugs, which are highly addictive stimulants, and cause a state of auditory and visual hallucinations. , as well as partial memory loss, weak immunity, and schizophrenia.

Involvement of internal leaders

And recently, Arabi 21 published documents about the involvement of the leaders of the Ministry of the Interior of the coup and about 40 police officers and secretaries in managing drug wheels in the Amiriya district of Cairo, in addition to receiving monthly salaries from drug dealers. A major crossing for heroin and cocaine. Indeed, one of the largest drug dealers in Sinai met with Sisi himself during his meeting with tribal leaders representing Sinai families, under the name of combating terrorism.

Which can be understood that the expansion of the spread of drugs may be one of the mechanisms of the military regime in distracting Egyptian society, especially its youth forces, who are the most addicted to drugs recently, due to economic crises, unemployment, the delay in the age of marriage and the costs of life, which have become very difficult.

The volume of drug trade is 45 billion dollars

It is noteworthy that the volume of drug trade jumped to about $45 billion, which is equivalent to 51% of Egypt’s general budget for the year 2015-2014, according to a report issued by the Baseera Center for Studies in 2016. The Global Drug Information Network (GANAD) reported that Egypt has become the 12th most used cannabis country.

The report of the Narcotics Control Authority explains that Egypt falls within the drug belt with its long borders with its neighbors, and the ease and spread of drug trade in Egypt has reached such a point that a cameraman for a program broadcast on a satellite channel was able to film the operations of trafficking and abuse in several streets and regions in Egypt.

In a report published by the French website WorldCrunch under the title The collapse of Egyptian tourism gives impetus to the opium trade, it indicated that a number of Bedouins who were working in tourism moved to opium cultivation in search of a source of livelihood.

The spread of drugs in Egypt is due to several reasons, including persecution and political injustice, as citizens resort to escape from the stressful reality.

The drug trade also causes the emergence of the so-called hidden economy, as Egypt is not a drug-producing country but a transit country, which makes importing it a burden on the state’s economy as it is imported in hard currency as all imported products.

In any case, and whether the spread of drugs is due to the policies of the existing military regime, which fears the effectiveness of the people in general because of the threat that this poses, the problems resulting from addiction, such as loss or lack of productivity, affect the overall output, which is what the World Drug Report in America estimated Only in 2014, about one hundred and twenty billion dollars, representing 60% of the problem, in addition to the cost of road accidents and the resulting problems such as disability and death as a result of drug abuse, as well as the burden and cost of prisons, rehabilitation, divorce problems and many other problems, which should be included when estimating the size of the problem.

As for the cost of treatment and rehabilitation operations, it includes the number of beds needed to treat addicts, medicines, treatment teams and rehabilitation services, as well as the cost of awareness campaigns to prevent drug abuse, in addition to the resulting health problems.

The drug trade also causes the emergence of what is known as the hidden economy, which is difficult to monitor and is one of the important reasons for the spread of financial and administrative corruption, and Egypt remains the biggest loser in destroying its human, economic and societal powers.

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