This is cautionary news for you. If your son or daughter comes back late at night after partying with friends and their situation seems unusual, then be aware. Pay special attention to their activities and expenses, because like Mumbai and Delhi, the termite of rave parties has also been found in Lucknow, Kanpur, Noida and other big cities of the state, where youth are swinging under the influence of synthetic drugs. This is evidenced by the facts revealed in the STF action and investigation. Smugglers from Mumbai are first luring the youth into their trap by joining the parties of UP and after that they are being provided Methadrone drugs which are also known as Mephedrone, Methylmethinone and MMC at two to four times the cost. In common parlance, the party drug, known by names like meow-meow and drone, is fast making its mark among the youth.
On Tuesday, the STF had caught Azim, a resident of Goregaon, Mumbai, from Lucknow with 190 grams of Methadrone drug. During interrogation, he has admitted to supplying party drugs to many youths of Lucknow and Kanpur. Actually, this year this is the fourth case that has been caught. Earlier STF March, Even in the months of May and July, the party drug supplied from Mumbai has been caught. Now the STF is investigating the buyers of synthetic drugs along with the smugglers involved in this growing network. The scope of his investigation is expanding. STF's ASP Satyasen Yadav says that in the investigation so far, it has come to the fore that apart from train and road from Mumbai, the network of supply of party drugs through courier has come to the fore. Sources say that youths from Delhi and Ahmedabad also come to the cities of the state and first join the parties and then trap the youth in their trap. After the lockdown, Riyaz, a resident of Rampur also came back from Mumbai and then started supplying party drugs here.
Supply at two to four times the cost: According to an STF official, party drugs are being brought from Mumbai and supplied at the rate of two to four thousand rupees per gram in the state. In this supply network, local youths are also being added as agents, who are also supplied party drugs through couriers. It has also come to the fore that smugglers come by train from Mumbai to get down at small stations in the state and then move to big cities by road. Smugglers are also expanding their network through Internet media.