Ernakulam/Pathanamthitta: Kerala Police has busted a massive ganja trade in Perumbavoor. A Tamil Nadu native hid 300 kg of cannabis in a tanker lorry to smuggle it into Kerala.
Selvan, the lorry driver in custody.
Details of the seller and buyer can be revealed after questioning the driver, police said. Though goods vehicles are used for transportation of cannabis into the state, tanker lorries are rare.
In another incident, the police arrested two while smuggling six kg of cannabis in Pathanamthitta. Police received a tip that the ganja is being smuggled from Cumbum in Tamil Nadu to Pathanamthitta. The car of the smugglers hit on the police jeep while trying to nab them.