Special operations to nab those selling drinks which intoxicate students


The Ministry of Health has drawn its attention towards a type of sweetened drink sold mainly to school students.

Director General Dr. Palitha Maheepala stated that a special operation is underway with the support of the Police to nab traders selling the drink.

Several instances were reported in the recent past where various drinks and snacks mixed with certain drugs were made available for students which would eventually intoxicate them.

Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara stated that parents should pay attention to their children’s behaviour and so should Teachers at schools.