Trivandrum: Student arrested for possessing hashish, LSD

The police had launched an intensive search after receiving information on new gen drugs being sold among school and college students in the city.

Published: 18th April 2018 05:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th April 2018 05:09 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The police have nabbed a 23-year-old student for possessing hashish and LSD stamps. The accused was identified as Mohammed Merajudeen of Kadavanthra in Ernakulam who is a visual media student in Bengaluru.The police said the accused was held while attempting to sell drugs to students. As much as 115 g of hashish and 26 LSD stamps were seized from him. The police had launched an intensive search after receiving information on new gen drugs being sold among school and college students in the city.

The police said Muhammed Mehraj was part of an inter-state gang whose major targets were students in Kerala. They received information on the gang from a person who was arrested earlier. The gang members used WhatsApp to contact their customers.City Police Commissioner P Prakash said they were maintaining vigil against drug smuggling. The investigation was led by DCP Jayadev, control room assistant commissioner Suresh Kumar and Kazhakuttam CI Ajayakumar. 

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