Drug abuse in movie sets: Excise kicks off raid
Kochi: The excise department has initiated action to seize drugs from film locations at various places in Kochi on Friday. It is reported that the raid is being carried out on the basis of a tip-off.
Earlier, producers’ association had alleged that drug abuse is common in film sets. They also demanded the government to carry out an inspection in the locations and take immediate action.
“We have not recovered any evidence which prove drug abuse is common in film sets,” said Excise Additional commissioner Sam Christy.
At the same time, the officials will continue the raids in coming days also.
“Only people in the film set will know about it,” said Excise Additional Commissioner while responding to the media on the allegation raised by the producers.