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In 12 years, assets of nine seized in Kerala for drug peddling

Combined worth of assets, which include properties bought using money from drug sales, runs into crores of rupees

07 Jun 2023

Kerala Excise's top post may go back to IAS officer after 7 years

IAS officers intensifying lobbying for post; govt left with 2 options - to draft an IPS officer as excise commissioner or induct an IAS officer

05 Jun 2023

Ban awaits members peddling drugs as Beemapally jamaath gets strict

He will also not have any say in the mosque’s affairs, and will lose the right to vote in the jamaath elections. 

25 May 2023

Juvenile Justice Act to be invoked against peddlers arrested in Thiruvananthapuram

Dealers had used 2 minor children as cover to smuggle contraband from Andhra Pradesh

17 May 2023

Cybercrime: Kerala Police tell banks not to block accounts without valid reasons

The ADGP said whenever cyber crimes are reported on cyber crime reporting portal, the information automatically goes to the banks and they take action. 

21 Apr 2023

CMDRF fraud: Vigilance proposes action against 2 govt employees

Agency also recommends recovering financial aid fraudulently obtained by eight people

05 Apr 2023

Believers Church, 3 others in Kerala seek ‘forward status’

Mani Vithayathil said the members of the groups, who belong to the forward communities and fulfil all economic conditions, will get benefits under the EWS. 

29 Mar 2023

Police to install 2 lakh CCTV cameras in Thiruvananthapuram

City Commissioner C H Nagaraju said the police have decided to enhance awareness of women’s safety aspects among the public.

25 Mar 2023

Kerala: Counter vigilance wing to check corrupt elements within VACB soon

Regarding the DySP who is under scanner, the Vigilance Director said stringent action will be taken. 

24 Mar 2023

Brahmapuram fire: Fire Force wants medical screening for personnel

The proposal has been moved by Fire and Rescue Services  Director General DGP B Sandhya to monitor the health of the firefighters for one year. 

15 Mar 2023

Kerala excise department gets fresh batch of Abon, drug detection kits

The kits use saliva to detect drugs instantly.

14 Mar 2023

Don’t post unreliable cops in sensitive stations, Kerala ADGP tells district police chiefs

The police department has decided not to post its personnel facing allegations, including corruption and criminal connection, in sensitive police stations. 

13 Mar 2023

Kerala excise department wants GPS fitted to vehicles ferrying alcohol

The proposal has been floated after the excise officials felt that inter-state transportation of spirit requires more scrutiny.

13 Mar 2023

Groundwork for detaining 604 drug peddlers in Kerala begins

The detention order has to be issued by the Home Secretary after verifying supporting documents filed by law enforcement agencies. 

10 Mar 2023

Frenzied diwali party helps Kerala police solve gold heist case

The probe on the case pertaining to Pangode Residential Cooperative Society at Edapazhanji in October 2012 ticked all the above-mentioned boxes.

09 Mar 2023