Navy seizes Kerala Cannabis worth Rs 32 M

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:20 AM Jul 24 2021

The Navy seized a haul of Kerala cannabis worth over Rs 32 million along with a suspect. The Consignment weighs over 107.8kg and was detected during a foot patrol along the beach area of Kadeikadu, Vettalakeni on 22 July.

 Accordingly, the Naval Detachment of Vettalakeni in the Northern Naval Command was able to apprehend a suspect who had attempted to escape the scene after being spotted by the foot patrol in the Kadeikadu beach area. The suspect was caught red handed with 16 parcels of Kerala cannabis in his possession.

 After interrogating the suspect, the Navy also managed to recover 24 more sacks of Kerala cannabis hidden near a house in the area. Therefore the Navy recovered 40 packages of Kerala Cannabis in total. The accused was identified as a resident of the Mulliyan area, aged 33. The suspect along with the stock of Kerala cannabis was handed over to the Marudankeni Police for onward legal action. (NV)

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:20 AM Jul 24 2021

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