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Man arrested at Kannaur airport with hashish worth Rs 7 lakh.

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KANNUR: In a major haul, an Excise special squad on Friday arrested two youths with one kilogram of hashish worth about estimated to be worth Rs. seven lakh. A Doha-bound passengers was arrested from the Kannur  international airport  in Kerala.

Hashish is a potent form of cannabis (marijuana) produced by collecting and compressing trichomes, the most potent material from cannabis plants.

The accused has been handed over to Narcotics Control Bureau for further legal action. Upon frisking, the passenger, identified as Ajas Valiyaballath was discovered to have hidden a 210 grams of hashish in his pelvic area.

Upon intensive screening a total of 690 grams of hashish was detected concealed in the sole of the passenger’s slippers.

A resident of Thayetheru, the passenger, Ajas Valiyaballath was travelling to Doha from Kannur. He was handed over by CISF to Narcotics Control Bureau along with the seized drugs.

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Deepika Kumari has bagged a silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Test Event.

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In Archery, India’s top-ranked women archer Deepika Kumari has bagged a silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Test Event. Deepika Kumari who was ranked fourth in the qualification round has missed gold medal to Korea’s An San in straight sets. San clinched the gold medal 6-0.

A double gold medallist at the recently-concluded fourth stage of the World Cup in Berlin, San took the first set narrowly when she piped the Indian by one point.

The Indian women’s team are yet to qualify for the next year’s Olympics but Deepika said the exposure will help.

The Korean then won the second set 29-25, before three perfect 10s won her the gold. This was the first individual final in an international tournament since she won a gold medal at the third stage of the world cup in Kolkata in June last year.

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