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Psychotropic Drugs worth around Rs. 6 crore seized

by Rabi Takhellambam
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Imphal, Nov 27

Anti Smuggling Unit of Custom Division Imphal had seized psychotropic drugs and heroin powder while checking a suspicious four wheeler car at Wangbal Langkhongpat are in Thoubal district along the National Highway No. 102 at around 4 pm yesterday.

A statement from the office of the Assistant Commissioner, Customs Division, Imphal said that acting on a specific information, a team of Anti-Smuggling Unit, Customs Division Imphal led by the Superintendent (A/S) seized 40,000 Amphetamine tablets – a psychotropic drug marking “WY” and 59 soap cakes of assorted colour containing 708 grams of heroin powder from the possession of one person identified as Md. Illyas Khan, 21 years, son of Md. Ashraf Ali , a resident of Sangaiyumpham Puleipokpi Mathak, Sangaiyumpham under Thoubal Police Station while he was on his way to deliver the contraband items to some unknown person on a Astar car bearing registration number MN07D-3070 along National Highway No, 102 at Wangbal Langkhongpat  area.

According the Customs Division officials, the seized contraband drugs is estimated to have worth Rs. 5,41,60,000/- in International market. The car which the drug smuggler used for transportation of the contraband items have also been seized and the value of the car is estimated at Rs. 2,00,000/-.

A case has been registered under NDPS.

On the other hand troops of Assam Rifles under HQ IGAR (South) also seized contraband items worth more than Rupees 28 lakh at Khudengthabi, along Imphal Moreh route.

The contraband items were seized from a vehicle while checking it at PVCP Khudengtabi on November 24. The driver of the vehicle is identified as Laishram Krishanamani, age about 43 years, a resident of Wangoi, in Imphal West.

Heroin weighing approximately 0.720 Kg valued at more than Rupees 28 lakh was seized from inside the vehicle.

The driver along with seized items had been handed over to Police Station, Moreh for further investigation.  

 

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