Kunnamangalam: Not long after the LSD stamp seize, a massive drug bust was conducted by the excise department at Peringalam in Kozhikode on Sunday. Two persons including a government college student was arrested for the possession of 749 drug capsules.

Saran (19) of Pottammal and Arun (24) of Pantheerankavu were arrested with 37 strips of Nitrazepam and Rs 8000. The bike used to transport the drugs were also taken to custody.  

During vehicle inspection, the drugs were discovered hidden under the rear seat.

After medical examination, they were presented at the court.

According to the excise team, the drugs were brought from Puducherry for distribution among the college students. A single strip of the capsule will cost Rs 2500.

The excise department said that girls are also users of this drug.