CISF nabs passenger in possession of 5 kg marijuana at Cochin airport
The accused was nabbed during the pre-embarkation security check through the X-BIS machine at the Security Hold Area of International Terminal, Cochin Airport in Kerala
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Tuesday arrested a passenger for allegedly carrying contraband substance (Marijuana) from Kerala's Cochin Airport. Later, the accused was handed over to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officials.
Vigilant #CISF personnel nabbed a passenger namely, Sajeer Ahmed carrying Marijuana (Ganja) weighing about 05 kg, concealed inside clothing in his baggage @ Cochin Airport. Passenger handed over to NCB officials. pic.twitter.com/WDX7KHNS4c— CISF (@CISFHQrs) September 8, 2020
The passenger, identified as Sajeer Ahmed (36), a resident of Kerala's Thrissur district, was supposed to travel to Sharjah by Air Arabia flight. He was found in possession of 5 kg of narcotics substance. The accused was nabbed during the pre-embarkation security check through the X-BIS machine at the security hold area at international terminal of Cochin Airport.
CISF personnel noticed the suspicious material inside a bag during checking. The passenger was asked to open the bag from which four packets wrapped with brown tape weighing approximately 5 kg were found.
The said material was checked through the ETD (Explosive Trace Detector), which confirmed it as a narcotics substance. After informing senior officials, the passenger along-with the recovered Marijuana was handed over to the NCB officials for further action in the matter.
With inputs from Faizan Khan
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