This is the real example of the drug menace growing in the city rapidly, not only the collage goers but small children also been trapped by the drug mafias for their benefits, in the recent development three teenagers boys were arrested and two minor boys detained in Panaji for consuming ganja and possessing 0.6 gms of the drug. Police said these five were smoking using a plastic bottle for a homemade, improvised “hukkah” when they were nabbed by the police Friday. Those arrested have been identified as Jilali March, Abdul Rahim from Panaji and Rueben Rodrigues from Candolim, all aged 18 years.
Two minor boys were also detained by the police, according to police sub-inspector Anant Gaonkar. The accused have been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotic Substances Act.
The trend of drinking and smoking is growing in youngsters rapidly and it can be noticed explicitly in all the pool parties and rain dances which is getting organised on local level, although if the respective parents are aware of the situation is still a puzzle. This kind of cases can be eliminated by keeping proper vigil on our children…..