Navy seizes over one ton of Kerala cannabis | Sunday Observer

Navy seizes over one ton of Kerala cannabis

The Navy hasapprehend over one ton of Kerala cannabis by operations conducted islandwide from January 1 to February 6 this year.

Of the approximately 1,102 kg of cannabis seized, about 890 kg was seized by the Northern Naval Command, about 181 kg by the Northwestern Naval Command, about 15 kg by the Southern Naval Command and about 16 kg by other Naval Commands.

As a result of continuous raids and search operations carried out by the Navy in the seas as well as on land in search of drug traffickers and local dealers, a large number of such illegal activities have been foiled by the Navy and the suspects have been handed over to the Police for legal action.

Last year over 3.4 tons of Kerala cannabis were recovered by the Navy.

Continuous operations are underway around the coastal belt and on land by the Navy to prevent illegal activities.