Nagpur News: Even before the dust on the ‘ganja’ scandal could set, VNIT has been rocked by another smoky issue.
According to news published in Lokmat Times , Leading Local newspaper , in an inspection carried out by the authorities, a substance resembling ganja was found in one of the hostel rooms. The authorities informed the police immediately after which police started their inspection. Though the primary investigation denied any chances of it being ganja, the real nature of the substance is yet to be confirmed.
The issue came to light after Lokmat carried a news about the consumption of ganja in the reputed college’s campus. Initially, a lot of attempts were made to stop the news from appearing in the news paper. However, later the authorities increased the watch inside the premises and chief wardens were ordered to increase the number of inspection rounds. According to sources, during the inspection of hostel number 6, some students were found sitting in a room that emitted smoke from the windows. The authorities found a substance stored in boxes that resembled ganja and informed the police immidiately who took the substance for investigation.
VNIT authorities informed the police as soon as the matter came to light and the police also acted promptly. On contacting director of the institution Dr Narendra Chaudhari, he too confirmed the matter and informed that the college has increased the security and checks inside the campus. The decision regarding the investigation will be taken by the students’ disciplinary committee on Wednesday.
Substance in suspense
On being contacted , the station manager of Ambazari police station Anil Katkade confirmed the proceedings of the inspection of the campus. Though police claim that the substance found in the room was not ganja, its real nature is still under suspense as the college authoities have stated to have seen a substance that resembled ganja. VNIT authorities informed the police as soon as the matter came to light and the police also acted promptly. Confirming the incident, director of the institution, Dr Narendra Chaudhari informed that the college has increased the security and checks inside the campus.