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 officers were placed under suspension and a charge sheet was issued on May 5 last year by the Customs Preventive Commissioner. The officers were arrested on August 29 by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence.
The Customs pointed out that if Arjun who has criminal connections is let out on bail, he will try to sabotage the probe. Arjun has close links with a gang which carries out criminal operations from the Calicut airport located at Karipur.