According to the communiqué of the excise department, three youngsters who were nabbed by the cops with MDMA and the instrument used to inhale the drug were later let off without registering a case by the accused after taking a bribe of Rs 50,000.
The Excise Commissioner's action is for aiding and abetting to file a false case.
A three-man gang led by an Excise officer was arrested with drugs, including MDMA from Anchal.
The government had started the anti-drug campaign on October 6 and the first phase will conclude on November 1.
As per Excise officials, Jithin (accused) is part of a racket that delivers ganja to peddlers in Adoor and surrounding areas.
The flat residents have given complaints to the Chalakudy municipal secretary and health department recently, seeking action against the excise officials.
Three officers were arrested for allegedly being involved in the recent bid to smuggle gold worth over Rs 4.5 crore through Kannur International Airport.
Unfortunately, two civil excise officers have to face punishment for reporting to their superior about the finding of an envelope with Rs 10,000 on the desk of the circle inspector.
The Excise had presented before the High Court proof of GNPC arranging a party at a hotel in Thiruvananthapuram for which coupons were distributed and liquor sold flouting norms.
Preliminary probe suggests that the parcel, bound for Malaysia, was despatched by an international smuggling racket.