The Excise and Customs Departments have initiated a joint operation centered around Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, and Kozhikode districts to prevent the spread of drug sales.
The Kochi city police commissioner made the shocking revelation while addressing the Kerala Police Officers' Association state conference in Ernakulam.
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A three-man gang led by an Excise officer was arrested with drugs, including MDMA from Anchal.
Narcotics Cell Assistant Commissioner Prakashan Padannayil will head the investigation team.
The Class-9 student has been allegedly involved with the drug gang for three years and used to deliver MDMA. The people she had met over Instagram made her part of the pedalling.
Twelve days after filing a complaint, including the name of the attacker, Venjaramoodu police haven't caught hold of the accused.
In September, Keralites were shocked when 652 drug cases were registered within four days.
Earlier this month, it was reported that the student was lured into drug use and forced to become a carrier, and her family had also alleged serious lapses in the police investigation into the case.
The Kerala Assembly witnessed a bitter exchange of words as the Opposition UDF, citing certain examples, made the provocative charge that the drug mafia had the ruling party's patronage.