Kochi: The Mattancherry police have arrested a youth with 500 grams of MDMA worth Rs 25 lakh. Srinish, 32, son of Suresh of Murikkumthara House, Koovapadam,Mattancherry, was arrested by the police.The accused was arrested as part of Combing conducted at Mattanchery Subdivision by Assistant Commissioner, Mattanchery Sub Division Sri VG Raveendranath and his team contains Sri.Thritheep Chandran SHO Mattanchery, Sri. Roopesh Sub Inspector of Police, Sri. KR Madhu soodanan, Sri.AnilnKumar, Sri Edwin Rose and Sri Aneesh of Mattanchery Police Station on yesterday night (29.09.2022, 23.00 Hrs) as per the direction of the Kochi city Police Commissioner & Inspector General of Police Sri. Nagaraju Chakilam IPS and Deputy Commissioner (L&O,Traffic) Sri. Sasidharan S.
500 grams of MDMA, Rs 20,136 received from the sale, a weighing scale and small ziplock covers were recovered from the accused. During the investigation, it was found that such a huge quantity of drugs were brought from Bangalore by a native of Kochi, who is a friend of the accused. The accused is also an accused in the case of seizing money by showing antiquities at the Hill Palace police station. He is also an accused in a case related to the sale of drugs by the excise department. The accused used to sell drugs among the youth of Kochi and colleges. This kind of drug hunt was carried out after a lot of secret information was made available to the police after the phone number of the 9995966666, Yoddha, a government-run project, became popular as part of strict measures against drugs.The continued cooperation of the public in this regard is essential to get rid of this great calamity from our country. The source of the drug is being investigated further. Further steps are being taken.