2 arrested with 7 kg ganja in Mavelikkara
Mavalikkara: Police arrested two persons in possession of 7 kg ganja here during a vehicle inspection. The duo was transporting the seized drug by hiding it inside the boot of car on Wednesday night. A team of Mavelikkara police led by SI B Vinod Kumar arrested Koypally natives Sonu (25) and Sijin (23) following a dramatic chase.
Chengannur DySP PV Baby informed that the accused confessed to have collected the ganja from Ernakulam region and the seized ganja was worth Rs 10 lakh.
Police nabbed the accused following some dramatic sequences on Wednesday night.
The accused tried to escape from the police checking by hitting the vehicle on the police team. Following this, the police chased the car and took them into custody from Sonu’s house.
Sonu, has been working as a driver in a private ambulance service at Kayamkulam after completing B.Tech. Though the duo was arrested for the first time, police believe that they were engaged in similar ganja dealings earlier also.
Sub Inspectors PT Johny, JU Jinu, Anti Narcotic SI Y Ilias, T Santhosh Kumar and senior CP Prathap Menon were in charge of the vehicle inspection here.