Drug peddler are targeting the educational institutions in Goa

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The recent arrest of the two Engineering College Students has revealed very shocking details about the drug peddling that is going on in this tiny state. In their interrogation, students have told the police that they are just the instruments in the hands of the main culprits behind this big game of drug trade in the educational institutes. Read the complete report here.

[su_expand more_text=”READ MORE” less_text=” ” height=”0″ hide_less=”yes” link_style=”button” link_align=”center”] According to the sources, one of the students arrested by the Goa Police in the possession of the drug case from GEC (Goa Engineering College) has confessed in front of the police that he was selling the drugs such as Ganja to the other students in the college for quite some time now.

According to the ANC (Anti-Narcotics Cell) officers, there is a gang of drugs peddler that is operating in the state which is targeting the college students to sell their drugs.

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It may be recalled that on April 30, 2016, the team of Crime Branch along with ANC (Anti-Narcotics Cell) raided the Goa Engineering College and had arrested two students Vishant Gawas from a Final year and Arun Singh from First year with Ganja.


The Director General of Police Mukesh Chandar instructed the college authorities to take all the necessary steps to stop the drug menace in the college campus. “This is a very serious matter if it is happening in the educational institution. Therefore, I would request to all the educational institutions to keep a watch in the hostel and other places on the campus,” DIG Mukesh Chandar told the media. Mr. Chandar stressed on the need of counseling of the students by institutions.

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The investigation officers told the media that, the arrested students have revealed that there are more students involved into drug peddling activities in the campus but unfortunately they were not there on the day raid took place. The officer also told that they have information that kiosk nearby the educational institutes in Ponda also sells the drugs.

DIG Chandar told the media that, they will be sending the letters to all the colleges and educational institutions in the state asking them to keep the strict watch on the activities of their students on the college campus. “I suggest all the educational institutions to not to hide any such incident for the sake of keeping their reputation high and bring the accused to justice,” he said.

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Police are doing their job and we also need to do ours by educating our children about the ill effects of the drug abuse and the serious consequences attached to it including the legal actions that they may have to face after getting caught. Pleased do not forget to leave your valuable comments on this serious issue.


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