Eradicating Narcotics Circulation in Campus Environments before PTM, 20 USU Students Arrested

Suara.com – The University of North Sumatra (USU) together with the North Sumatra Provincial National Narcotics Agency (BNNP) conducted a raid on the abuse and illicit trafficking of narcotics in the USU Campus.

The raid was held before the campus implemented face-to-face learning.

“This is a series of face-to-face learning preparations that will be held in the near future,” said Deputy Chancellor I of the University of North Sumatra (USU) Dr Edy Ikhsan in Medan, Monday (11/10/2021).

Edi said that USU is currently preparing face-to-face learning which will be held in the next semester at the earliest.

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“One of them is that we want to eradicate the abuse and illicit trafficking of narcotics indicated within USU,” he said.

Edy explained that this was the result of coordination between the two parties.

Previously, USU sent a letter to the North Sumatran National Narcotics Agency to conduct a sweep in the USU environment.

USU has regulations in the form of sanctions given to students who face legal problems. Students who are sentenced to a minimum of two years will be immediately dropped out (DO).

“According to the rector’s regulation, students who will be sentenced to a minimum sentence of two years will be fired immediately,” he said again.

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Dozens of People Arrested

Previously, the North Sumatran National Narcotics Agency (BNN) arrested 47 people in marijuana cases, and 31 people were proven to have abused drugs at the USU Campus, Saturday (9/10), at around 22.00 WIB, and confiscated evidence of narcotics weighing 508.6 grams.

Meanwhile, 16 others were negative and not proven to be drug users, and were released by the North Sumatra BNNP.

A total of 31 people were arrested, 20 of whom were USU students, of which 14 were still in college and 6 (six) were USU alumni. While the other 11 people are ordinary people.