Imphal, May 24,
A team of Narcotic Affairs of Border (NAB) seized around 7 kilogram of opium from two persons at Senapati district head Quarter near Trinity Hostel along the side of AH-2.
An official statement said, the NAB team after getting specific information about drug traffickers trying to smuggle drugs in and around the Senapati rushed the spot and nabbed two persons along with the opium. The two drug traffickers are identified as Subash Gurung (36 years) son of Nar Bahadur of Sidam Village, Mao Karong and Parsuram Gurung (54 years) son of Ram Prasad Gurung of Oklung Khunou,, Senapati District. The team seized 3 kg of opium from the first and another 4 Kg from the latter.
The opium seized from their possession is worth around Rs. 5,60,000/- in local marker.
On the other hand a team of NAB also arrested a women drug peddler along with 1 gram of heroin powder from Mantripukhri area. Official source said that the NAB including women police conducted search operation at Mantripukhri area yesterday after getting specific information about presence of drug peddlers. Reimichon Tangkhul (37 years) wife of Shangam Tangkhul of Hang Village in Ukhrul district the drug peddler was nabbed during the operation. She is presently staying at Laipham Khunou Mayai Leikai.
Separate cases have been registered at NAB Police Station.