Kozhikode is turning to be a hub of drug mafia.Even students are joining as carrier agents along with other state laborers,according to police sources.
The death of a school boy in suspicious condition also raises the question of drug abuse among students.A drug mafia link was busted at Balussery ,recently.A reporter with Malayalam Manorama was beaten by anti-social elements when he was collecting news on drug abuse,near by MIMS hospital in Kozhikode.
Suspected spots of drug mafia in city are:\
Vattakkinar,Beypore,Mankavu, Eranhippalam , Puthiyangadi, say some activists who are campaigning against drug abuse.There are reports some buses and parcel vehicles from Tamilnadu are being misused to transport substances to smugglers.
Drug trafficking is increased since the control of liquor sale in Kerala.
Kerala Union of Working Journalists strongly protested against the attack of anti-social elements on a reporter with Malayala Manorama,T.D Dileep.
In a statement KUWJ district committee president Kamal Varadoor and secretary N.Rajesh said strict actions should be taken against the culprits.