Hyderabad has recently acquired another title as a ‘drug hub ‘ of south east on par with Dubai. This is the finding of the narcotics wing of city police who say that drug is processed in many of the pharma companies in Hyd and other districts like Ranga Reddy, Bidar and also Medak.
‘On an average 20 kgs of drug is processed and sent to dealers by flights in various forms’ says a member of the narcotics team contending that the task force has been able to track and seize only one tenth of the drugs.
Asked about the reasons for hike in drug abuse and distribution in Hyderabad the poice said – political instability for 3 years, agitations, vested interests added to the hike in transport and international connectivity.
‘Hyderaabd is connected to world by 510 flights, 622 trains, 1300 buses and about 7,000 heavy vehicles per day’ he reeled out figures.