LAHORE - The Punjab Healthcare Commission on Wednesday has sealed two drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation centres for insufficient psychiatric, health and residential facilities after evacuating 39 persons.

According to details, the PHC teams had conducted raids on three treatment centres in the city, and closed down two facilities, which included Liaquat Hospital, and Bridge Rehab and Psychiatric Services. They evacuated 33and six individuals from the Hospital and Services respectively prior to sealing these entities.

These centres were functional without the requisite human resource, that is, psychiatrists, psychologists, doctors, para-medical staff, etc., and insufficient facilities like the residential and emergency cover.