Young persons now taking 'cocaine soups' - Police say

Young persons now taking 'cocaine soups' - Police say

- The police have found a hideout for drugs by Ghana's youth

- Revelations by the police show that young persons are now adding cocaine to their soups and stews

- One of the major threats to national security has been the menace of Tramadol abuse

Drug abuse continues to be a threat to national security especially when most of the county's youth are now adopting some secret ways of concealing hard drugs.

This is according to the police service which has revealed that many young drug addicts are now consuming these drugs by adding them in soups and stews according to some hard liquors.

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Central Regional Police Commander, DCOP Paul Awini, has revealed that this new culture of drug concealment, if not checked, could escalate in becoming a threat to national security.

“We all know people smoke wee so when you are standing from a distance, you can detect it and effect some arrests. The trend is changing and changing very fast. Now the wee and cocaine are put in alcoholic beverages , soups and stews and are consumed in huge quantities by our youth,” he lamented.

This revelation closely falls on the heels of the Tramadol scourge which has rocked every sector of the Ghanaian society.

The consequences for taking Tramadol is deadly. In fact, doctors have revealed that abusers of the drug suffer dire side effects including kidney and liver damage and ultimately death.

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So far, there has been a national campaign against the use of Tramadol. In fact, security experts fear the increase in the use of Tramadol has the impact of triggering cases of armed robbery and even terrorist attacks on the country.

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