Weapons found in sack hidden in Kannur drain

The inspection was carried out based on a tip-off. Photo: Manorama

Kannur: The police have recovered a sack filled with several types of weapons from a drain at Chakkadu in Vilakkode-Muzhakkunnu panchayat in the Kannur district.

The sack was found hidden in a drain adjacent to private property during an inspection conducted on Tuesday evening. 

The inspection was carried out based on a tip-off.

The sack contained seven machetes, an axe, a knife and a nanchaku.

A police team comprising Sub-Inspector (SI) of Muzhakkunnu Shibu, SI Nasser Poyilan, ASI Raj Nawaz and other officials took the weapons into custody. The police have also launched an investigation.

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