Bookmark Kaumudi Online  Bookmark this site  Editor@Kaumudi  |  Marketing  Print Advt rates  |  Calendar 2012        Go!    
 
 
July 26, Wednesday 2017 8:23 PM       

       HEADLINES: Power outages across State on Wednesday evening                                              Dileep encroached govt land: Report                                              Drunk doc smashes six vehicles                                              Those who blame me today will accept me tomorrow: A K Nazeer                                              Medical Scam: BJP leaders get notice                                              Padma Vibhushan awardee Professor Yash Pal dies aged 90                                              Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as India's 14th President                                              CS Karnan to make first petition to new President Ram Nath Kovind                                              Mutual respect despite disagreements is beauty of democracy: President Kovind                                              Modi pulls up BJP MPs over Parliament attendance                                              Pak PM's principal secretary accused of corruption                                              Repeal ObamaCare or 'You're Fired': Trump jokingly warns Price                                              Pak's High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit to retire early                                              Galle Test: Dhawan, Pujara lead India's carnage on opening day                                              It's beginning of good times for Indian women's cricket: Mithali Raj                                              This year's Ashes could be Bodyline 2, says Damien Fleming                                              Kaumudi Facebook
       CITYNEWS Next Article: Two injured in truck accident  
       Drugs seized
 
         Posted on :09:12:42 Apr 21, 2017
   
A A
       Last edited on:09:12:42 Apr 21, 2017
         Tags: drugs, seized
 

KOCHI: Excise sleuths seized drugs worth Rs 83.5 lakh and arrested a man from Kochi. Saneesh Sarvothaman, a native of Kumbalam, landed in excise net after the sleuths intercepted his car near Kundannur junction on the national highway. The contraband seized from him included 11 grams of cocaine worth Rs 7 lakh, 47 grams of MDMA or ecstasy worth Rs. 25 lakh, three grams of MDMA liquid worth Rs 1.5 lakh and 805 grams of charass worth Rs 50 lakh.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the accused had brought the contraband from Goa. He used to target party-goers in the city.

“The liquid MDMA is commonly used by party-goers. The high can last up to six hours. They are high-end drugs, and peddlers target financially well-off persons,” said an Excise official.

During an examination later, the sleuths recovered an electronic weighing machine from Saneesh’s car.

He told them that he had used the machine to measure the drug in milligrams along with small pods while retailing it.

According to officials, the seized MDMA is of commercial quantity, and the accused can get a minimum jail term of 10 years. They said the other drugs were in the intermediary quantity level. Saneesh was booked under the NDPS Act and was sent to judicial custody. Meanwhile, the investigation also shed light on rave parties held in cruise vessels off the Kochi coast. “The clients of the accused include those attending cruise parties, organised on the lines of those in Goa. We, however, have not been able to take action as they [parties] take place on vessels anchored off the coast, said a senior Excise Department official.

A A
       CITYNEWS
Next Article: Two injured in truck accident
 
 
CITYNEWS HEADLINES
Gold worth Rs 68.8 lakh seized  
Youth held for forging flight ticket  
Woman moves HC for bringing daughter back from Afghanistan  
JD (U) still part of UDF: Thankachan  
Actor blackmail: Cell phones seized  
Body found near Ithikkara  
Youth held for killing woman  
Four injured in CPI (M)-BJP clash  
Threats condemned  
Woman found dead  
Actor remanded  
Youth dies after falling from hospital building  
Pinarayi writes to Modi on DU admission problems being faced by students  
Hashish oil seized, two arrested at Adimaly  
Bodies of youths recovered  
Student electrocuted  
Demonetisation has crippled funding for left wing extremism  
Boy killed after slab falls on him  
Protester attacks man  
Fire destroys top floor of building  
Bar hotels fined for selling stale food  
Tipper truck claims one more life  
Youth held  
DCP denies allegation  
Man held for cheating bank customers  
 
Secret files: Do you give clean chit to Tomin Thachankary?
yes
 
no
 
don't know
 
 
 
Home Kerala India World Business Sports Sci&Tech Education Automobile CityNews Movies Environment Letters 
© Copyright keralakaumudi Online 2011  |  Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited.
Head Office Address: Kaumudi Buildings, Pettah P.O, Trivandrum - 695024, India.
Online queries talk to Deepu Sasidharan, + 91 98472 38959 or Email deepu[at]kaumudi.com
Customer Service -Advertisement Disclaimer Statement   |  Copyright Policy