Thrissur: One more excise official has been arrested in connection with the recent custodial death of ganja case accused near Guruvayur.
The police officials investigating the case gave the name of the arrested person as Kuttikkattil Maliyekkal Benny (47) from Pariyaram near Chalakkudy.
Benny, who is a civil excise officer, was the member of the excise special squad which had taken Ranjitkumar from Tirur in Malappuram from Guruvayur for possessing 2.5 kg of ganja on October 1.
The police team lead led by Guruvayur ACP Biju Bhaskar had already arrested five other excise officials earlier in connection with the death of Rajnitkumar. TNN