NIT admits 12 students caught consuming ganja in Warangal
As the news that some students of NIT were caught consuming ganja went viral, the National Institute of Technology (NIT) administration on Tuesday has admitted that 12 of its students were caught consuming ganja on its campus a few days ago.
Warangal: As the news that some students of NIT were caught consuming ganja went viral, the National Institute of Technology (NIT) administration on Tuesday has admitted that 12 of its students were caught consuming ganja on its campus a few days ago.
The incident that was kept under the wraps for over three weeks has finally come to light on Tuesday after NIT Registrar S Goverdhan Rao, in a communiqué, stated that they have found 12 students guilty of consuming ganja on the campus.
According to details, the security personnel had found traces of ganja in one of the rooms of 1.8K hostel on the intervening night of October 26 and 27 on the campus. A probe initiated by the administration had confirmed that 12 students were in a state of intoxication on that day. Following which, these students had confessed before the Disciplinary Committee admitting that they had consumed small quantities of ganja for the first time.
The Registrar said that no ganja was seized from the hostels or institute premises. He said that they have received a report from the Disciplinary Committee on the issues and an appropriate action would be taken against the students involved in the wrongdoing, shortly.
Meanwhile, the authorities have informed the parents of the students in question about the incident. The authorities reiterated that NIT follows zero tolerance policy towards consumption of drugs, narcotics and any prohibited substances by students.
It is learnt that a decision against the students would be taken only after the arrival of NIT Director N V Ramana Rao who is in US currently. Meanwhile, it was reported that security personnel seized a sizable quantity of ganja from the students.