Woman, man arrested for possessing MDMA, cannabis in Thrissur
Vellarakkad (Thrissur): As part of a Christmas-New Year special drive, the Excise department seized MDMA and cannabis from near Adoor road and senior ground here.
A woman was among the two persons arrested in connection with the incident.
Pazhanji native Babitha (35) was arrested for possessing 150 milligrams of MDMA (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, commonly known as ecstasy or molly) and Chalissery native Rihas (21) was arrested for possessing 20 grams of cannabis.
Youngsters used to regularly visit a house located near the ground at midnight. It was found that the arrested people had the habit of using and selling drugs. Possessing upto 500 milligrams of MDMA can invite a sentence upto 10 years.
Kunnamkulam excise inspector S Shaji, preventive officer Suresh Kumar, civil excise officers K R Ramakrishnan, Mickey John, K R Ajeesh, Sudhin, Rajesh, Sija and Rathika were part of the raid and special drive.