Major drug haul in Kollam; Ganja, hashish oil worth Rs 2 cr seized
Kollam: In two major drug busts in the district, ganja and hashish oil worth Rs 2 crore was seized by the excise department.
Two were nabbed in Chavara in possession of hashish oil while one person was arrested with ganja from the city.
Thrissur and Chavara natives were arrested by the excise enforcement squad for possessing 2.25 litre hashish oil which is worth over Rs 2 crore in international market.
On October 8, 103 kg ganja and hashish oil were seized from Attingal. Following this a probe was conducted and a tip-off was obtained on the sale of hashish oil at a rented house in Chavara. This led to the arrest.
In the other incident, 5 kg ganja, brought for sale, was seized from the city. The accused in both cases were shifted to regional excise range offices for further procedures.