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Over Rs. 7 lakhs worth opium seized

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Jiri Nov. 19

A team of Anti Drugs cell and Jiribam Police while checking over the all types of vehicles at Leingangpokpi village near all Jiribam Motor Transport and Drivers Union Branch Office along NH -37 seized surprisingly finds 10 packets of opium wrapped with brown cello –tape from a Nissan car (silver) bearing registration no .DL9CAA -0105 which was coming from Imphal towards Jiribam Bazar at around 4.30 pm yesterday.

The 10 packets of opium wrapped with brown cello –tape were found kept concealed inside the left and right side cupboard of the car’s trunk. Its approximate market value would be around Rs. 7,75,000/- a statement said. The recovered opium packets were seized and 3 occupants of the Nissan car namely (1)Seitinkhup Khongsai 25 year S/o Ngamjapao khongsai  of Gangpikon village ,Kangpokpi District .  Deepak Shivakoti 34 yrs S/o (L) Ganga Prasad of Kanto Premnagar Imphal west and  Bhagirath Luitel 46 yrs s/o (L) Chandraprasad Luitel of Kanglatombi Hathikhuwa village ,Imphal west were also arrested.

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