Navy finds approximately 22kg of Kerala Cannabis

The Navy has found a stock of Kerala Cannabis during a search in the beach area of Kachchativu Island on 19th December 2019.

As part of the Navy’s operations at sea and in coastal areas, a search operation was conducted in the beach area of Kachchativu Island and several packages had been found, washed ashore. When inspected, these 10 suspicious packages contained approximately 22kg of Kerala Cannabis. Meanwhile, the seized stock of Kerala Cannabis was handed over to the Delft police for onward action.

The Navy, as a result of its continuous operations, has been able to foil the attempts made by racketeers to smuggle Kerala Cannabis to the country. Accordingly, more than 03 tons of Kerala cannabis has been recovered during this year alone and the Navy is continuously working on to curb smuggling of wide ranging items.