Jha underlined the need to chase money trails to check drugs trafficking and also appreciated the State’s efforts to counter the drug problem.
Two of those arrested, Abu Thahir, (23) and Mohammed Afzal, (25), are major operators in the drug trafficking syndicate between the two countries, the release added.
Around 50kg of Pseudoephedrine, a synthetic drug, 500 grams of heroin and six kg of ganja were seized in three different instances on Saturday.
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday claimed to have made the country’s highest seizure of over 1,800-kg pseudoephedrine from a house in Greater Noida.
M Ashok Kumar, was caught by the Narcotics Control Bureau in 2009 for possessing 44.820 kg of heroin with six others.
According to an NCB release, the ganja had been packed inside 110 packets and stuffed in the boot of a Swift DZire Car bearing an Andhra Pradesh licence plate.
In different phases, representatives from courier firms in Ernakulam were trained in identifying suspects based on certain parameters.
The trio disclosed that the drug was sourced from Handwara in Jammu and Kashmir and was destined for Jalandhar in Punjab.