In one of many largest haul of narcotics in Kerala, over 500 kg of ganja price Rs 20 crore had been seized by Excise officers from a lorry at close by Attingal and two individuals arrested on this connection.
Officers of the State Excise Enforcement Squad, performing on a tip off that some Mysuru primarily based Keralites deliberate to move the drug to Kerala, stored vigil on the state freeway, stopped the Nationwide Allow truck and seized the consignment, Excise Circle Inspector T Anil Kumar advised reporters.
The ganja, stored hid beneath different items, was price Rs 20 crore and was one of many largest seizures within the state, he stated.
The 2 individuals arrested had been from Punjab and Jharkhand, the division stated in a launch.
“Now we have stable details about those that dispatched this drug consignment to Kerala and in addition the small print of those that had been purported to obtain the medicine,” it stated.
In the meantime, Excise minister T P Ramakrishnan congratulated the SEES group for the main haul and stated the division would discover out those that had been behind it.
The SEES, the discharge stated, had seized over 100 kg of cannabis oil price Rs 100 crore, 100 kg of ganja and three,500 litres of spirit within the final one yr.
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