The Nedumangad police, on Monday, arrested Kumar, 30, in connection with the murder of Sonu, 26, at the S.N. Puram junction on Sunday.

The police said the suspect stabbed Sonu following a drunken brawl. He was produced before the court and remanded in judicial custody.

Combing operations

The Fort police, on Sunday, arrested 124 persons on the charge of drunk driving during ‘combing' operations which lasted into the early hours of Monday.

Assistant Commissioner, Fort, said two of the arrested were wanted in several cases in the district. He identified them as Shihabudeen, against whom a warrant was pending under provisions of the anti-goonda law, and his associate Taha. The police also executed 89 long-pending arrest warrants. Circle Inspector, Thampanoor, Sheen Tharayil, executed the special drive.

Ganja: one held

The Valiyathura police, on Monday, arrested Sulfikar, 36, a resident of Muttathara on charges of marijuana peddling. He was produced before the court and remanded in judicial custody.

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