158 kg ganja, 303 gm hashish seized in a month

The police said the highest number of ganja seizures were reported in Malappuram district with 66.5 kg being recovered, followed by Trivandrum city.

Published: 22nd April 2018 04:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd April 2018 04:16 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a statewide crackdown on drugs, the anti-narcotics action force has seized a staggering 158 kg of ganja and 303.5 grams of hashish. The narcotic substances were seized in a
month-long drive started on March 16. In a statement, the police said the highest number of ganja seizures were reported in Malappuram district with 66.5 kg being recovered, followed by Thiruvananthapuram city, Kochi city and Kozhikode city. State police chief Loknath Behera said in the statement the crackdown on drugs will be intensified in the coming days.  The anti-narcotics squad is being supervised by IG (headquarters) P Vijayan.

Ganja seizures

Thiruvananthapuram
T’Puram city    18.48 kg
T’Puram rural    1.97 kg
Kollam city    5.24 kg
Kollam rural    7.74 kg
Pathanamthitta    1.08 kg
Kochi
Kochi city    13.95 kg 
Ernakulam rural    7.172 kg 
Alappuzha    2.32 kg 
Idukki    2.47 kg 
Kottayam    6.02 kg 
Thrissur
Thrissur city    126 gm
Thrissur rural    685 gm
Palakkad    2.11 kg 
Malappuram    66.5 kg 
Kannur
Kozhikode city    0.25 kg 
Kozhikode rural    3.88 kg 
Wayanad    6.36 kg
Kannur    1.5 kg 
Kasargod    366 gm

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