60 gm heroin seized, 1 held

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014,18:27 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thalassery Police have seized 60 grams  of heroin and arrested a person in this connection.    According to police, P K N Sadhiq (40) of Chalad near Azhikode in the district was arrested following a tip- off from nearby area of old bus stand at Thalassery at late last night.
Police also took into custody his motorcycle and a foreign made electronic weighing machine which was used to sell small quantity of heroin.
The accused revealed the value of the heroin to be around Rs one lakh in the open market. He brought the heroin from Mumbai to deliver the heroin in Kannur and Thalassery.
Sadhiq revealed that he had brought 100 grams of heroine   this time and out of that about 40 grams was sold at Kannur  and the remaining was to be sold at Thalassery and nearby areas.    The heroin was concealed in a plastic cover and tied on his hip. He had returned from Gulf countries about three years back and later got involved in real estate and narcotic business.
He was produced before the Narcotic Drugs Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Special Court at Vadakara, police added.