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All steps will be taken against drug-peddlers, says Pondy CM

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

today alleged in the that has become a 'den for clandestine sale of and other narcotics,' prompting the V Narayanasamy to assert that all steps would be taken to curb drug-peddling.

member A Anbalagan raised the issue and showed a bundle of narcotics in support of his charge, before handing it over to V Vaithilingam.

Reacting to this, the said, "We will leave no stone unturned to prevent such sale."

The sale of the 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 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 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.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 22:30 IST
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