Those detained were later taken to a nearby hospital for blood and urine tests to confirm consumption of drugs. Reports suggest that 38 among the 231 detained are women. All those detained are in the age of 20-25 years. Those detained will be released after blood tests are conducted on them and further action will be taken against them once the results are out.
Police said that ecstasy is one of the easiest illegal drugs to obtain. It is a synthetic chemical that can be derived from an essential oil of the sassafras tree. Its effects are similar to those of hallucinogens.
Commonly referred to as 'acid', LSD is sold in the form of tablets and capsules. It is odourless and colourless. Ganja is also known as cannabis or marijuana. Ganja is mixed with tobacco and used.
In March 2008, another rave party was busted and around 271 partygoers were detained in Pune. A large quantity of drugs were seized from the party including marijuana and hashish. Those detained were remanded to 14 days of judicial custody and were later released.