The arrested were identified as Jyothis(22),Jyothis Bhavan,Thottumugham,Karunagappally,Kollam, Akshay Raj(24),Kizhakkedath House,Mamala,Thiruvankulam,Ernakulam,Sreelal(26),Valiyavila Puthenveetil,Sasthamkotta,Kollam,Harikrishnan(26),Mannur Ayyath Veetil,Sasthamkotta,Kollam,Dileep Kumar @ Boxer Dileep(27),Meppanath,Ochira,Megha Cheriyan(21), Mavelikkara,Alappuzha,Silpa Syam(19),Velangatt Tharayil, Krishnapuram,Kayamkulam,Alappuzha.
The Gunja mafia from Balangir district of Odisha bring Gunja
to Ernakulam in lorries via Tamil Nadu with vegetables and groceries.The ganja delivered in this way is given to the needy in
packets of two kilograms each. They are the links of a big gang that brings
ganja to Kayamkulam, Mavelikara in Alappuzha district, Karunagapilalli and
Shastamkota in Kollam district.
According to the confidential information received by Kochi
City Police Commissioner K. Sethuraman IPS, the accused were arrested by Ambalamedu
Inspector, Lal C. Baby, Sub-Inspector, Raji P.P, A.S.I. Ajayakumar, Raj.V.
Varghese, and DHANSAF team led by Narcotics Assistant Commissioner K. A. Abdul
Salam on the instructions of Deputy Commissioner T. Biju Bhasakar.