The major haul was done by the Kilpauk police, who arrested two men and seized 556 grams of methamphetamine, along with a car, weighing machine and a sealer. The accused were identified as K Ahmed (26) of Kasimedu and A Sivakumar (49) of Padianallur.
Based on a tip-off, a special team of Kilpauk Deputy Commissioner Karthikeyan secured Ahmed during a vehicle check at Namasivayapuram on Monday and seized a few sachets of methamphetamine. Based on his inputs, a house in Kodambakkam was raided and Sivakumar was arrested. In total, 557 grams of methamphetamine were seized from the duo.
The police said Sivakumar has been into the smuggling of methamphetamine for more than a year and Ahmed acted as a supplier. They were remanded in judicial custody on Monday. Meanwhile, the Kodungaiyur police arrested two men and seized 4 grams of methamphetamine on Monday. Sheik Abdullah (25) of Arumbakkam and P Balaji (22) of Kodungaiyur were secured from Parvathy Nagar based on a tip-off and two bikes too were seized from them.