Rs 7 lakh worth drug pills seized from woman in Kozhikode
Feroke: A woman has been arrested here on Saturday by the excise department for possessing deadly drug pills. Amrita Thomas, 33, hailing from Chevayur in Kozhikode, was arrested by a team led by Feroke Range Excise Inspector K Satheesan.
The woman was nabbed after a vehicle search was conducted by the excise department in Meenchantha bypass following a tip-off received by the officials.
Altogether, 15 pills estimated to be worth Rs 7 lakh in the market were seized from the woman. According to the excise officials, the drugs are smuggled to Kerala from Goa to be sold at rave parties.
Excise Preventive Officers C Praveen Isaac, VP Abdul Jabbar and Civil Excise Officers NS Prashanth, M Reji, KP Shimla, KS Latha Mol, P Santhosh also took part in the operation.