The Chief Minister also hinted that Kerala was not fertile ground for communal forces to implement their agenda.
Bineesh Kodiyeri may or may not be involved in drug trafficking but if he has used his money then it is a criminal offence, argued the Enforcement Directorate (ED) at the Karnataka High Court.
The victims include a mother and daughter who have claimed to have lost 35 sovereigns of gold ornaments and two mobile phones.
According to Manorama News report, all those arrested hail from Ernakulam district. They were arrested during a vehicle checking.
Bishop Mar Joseph Kallarangatt has said that hotels, ice cream parlours and juice stores run by hardcore Jihadis are used for the purpose of luring non-Muslims.
The Excise Commissioner issued a show-cause notice to Inspector Salim Kumar Das, who had criticised the disciplinary action initiated against some of the officials.
Five people were arrested with 90gm of MDMA, a popular party drug, worth ₹1 crore in the open market in the wee hours of August 19.
The Thiruvalla native is accused of smuggling drugs, including MDMA, from Chennai to Kochi.
It was the Customs Preventive Unit in Kochi that had informed State Excise enforcement wing based in Thiruvananthapuram that there was almost 2 kilograms of MDMA stored in a flat at Kakkanad in Kochi.
The allegation was that despite seizing more than one kg of MDMA in Kochi, the Excise registered a case for keeping only 84 grams of drugs against the accused.