Majority of school going students are engaging in drug and alcohol abuse without the knowledge of their parents.
The said pupils are said to be taking drugs smuggled into schools by teachers, watchmen and even cooks.
A 19 year old boy who sought anonymity says some of the drugs smuggled into the schools by both the teaching and non teaching staff include, bhang, cocaine and alcohol.
The teenager says some teachers even engage with them in the partaking of the drugs in school.
“Some teachers are drug addicts themselves, so apart from just smuggling the drugs, they also take them with us and of course from then onwards, no learning will go on,” he says.
The teenagers he was introduced into drugs by while in form two and his parents only got to know about his addiction later and could not take any action.