1769 persons arrested in narcotic cases in Kerala

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 17:07

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala government has arrested 1769 persons so far in connection with 1618 narcotic cases since 2011, Minister for Excise K Babu told the assembly on Monday.
About 2690 ganja, 6.12 kg heroin, 7.41 kg hashish, 5448 narcotic ampules, 65 gramme charas,, 2.34 kg brown sugar and 1.355 gramme opium were seized from various persons during the period, Babu said while replying to a submission on the issue.
Government has intensified its raid against drug peddling and narcotic selling gangs, Babu added.

As part of government`s anti-narcotic awareness programme, it has decided to set up anti-narcotic clubs in colleges, he said.

First Published: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 17:07
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