Huge amount of drugs seized in Chennai, Namakkal

Chennai Air Customs intercepted three post parcels suspected to contain narcotics substances which arrived from United Kingdom and Netherlands at Foreign Post Office Chennai.

The first parcel from Netherton, UK was consigned to a Ooty based person, was taken up for examination. On opening a Kids Jewellery toy box was found in which a pouch containing 15 grey skull shaped MDMA pills “MYBRAND” and 7 grams of MDMA crystal powder was found concealed inside.

On opening second parcel, 50 green grenade & 50 purple skull MDMA
Pills were recovered from two plastic pouches which were found inside. The parcel was addressed to a Nammakal based person and had arrived from Netherlands. 100 MDMA pills with marking ‘Tesla’ were recovered from the third parcel which arrived from Netherlands and was addressed to a Chennai resident.

Total 215 MDMA pills and 7 grams of MDMA crystals valued at Rs. 7 lakhs were
recovered and seized under the NDPS Act, 1985. Follow up searches were carried out and further investigation is in progress.

The Namakkal district police on Wednesday seized 210kg of ganja, worth Rs 21 lakh, and arrested three men. Namakkal district superintendent of police S Sakthi Ganesan formed a special team to nab the ganja peddlers.

The team stopped a truck near a bridge at Paramathi Velur town on the Salem-Madurai National Highway. The police searched the vehicle and seized ganja. The truck was going to Theni.