AIADMK today alleged in the Territorial Assembly that Puducherry has become a 'den for clandestine sale of ganja and other narcotics,' prompting the Chief Minister V Narayanasamy to assert that all steps would be taken to curb drug-peddling.
Reacting to this, the Chief Minister said, "We will leave no stone unturned to prevent such sale."
The sale of the ganja and other narcotics in various parts of the region would be closely watched and the culprits indulging in the business would be brought to book, he added.
The Chief Minister said ganja-sellers were bringing the products to the Union Territory from neighbouring districts of Villupuram and Tiruvannamalai.
"Already, four youth have been taken into custody and the drive against drug-peddlers would continue," he added.
The AIADMK MLA said students and youth have been falling prey to 'commodities' and 'undesirable' activities.
The Chief Minister claimed the government had prevented illegal sale of other State lottery tickets and curbed anti-social elements.
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