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Gang selling ‘dangerous’ e-cigarettes outside college busted in Noida, 6 arrested
The leaders of this gang were Praveen and Akash. The Delhi drug dealer named by Praveen during his interrogation is still at large. The police had also searched Chandni Chowk. As part of further investigation, efforts are being made to find out how these Chinese-made cigarettes arrive in Delhi even after being banned.
Electronic cigarettes are more dangerous than normal
The ADCP said e-cigarettes are sold as an alternative to regular cigarettes, but are more harmful to health than regular cigarettes. In view of this, in 2019, the central government had banned the production, import, export, transfer, sale, advertisement of electronic cigarettes, and at the same time, the penalty rule for the sale was also put. implemented.
Unaware of the dangers, young people inhale the poison of electronic cigarettes
Police officials have said that any type of cigarette is dangerous to health. But these Chinese e-cigarettes are made from dangerous chemicals. The smoke does not come out when they burn, as well as they come in different flavors. This is why the new generation, which is about to go to university, is buying more. There are also pub-bars inside the major shopping malls in the city. The defendants were selling these cigarettes outside the shopping center even after reaching the door of the pub-bar. At the same time, many of his customers were such that cigarette smokers bought e-cigarettes to quit.
Once, the gang used to give out their cell phone number to anyone selling e-cigarettes. Then he used to say their number even when someone asks further. Other than that gang members used to call and ask if they needed cigarettes. They often stood in front of many girls’, PG’s and college hostels.