Imphal, December 14, 2017: Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) apprehended one drug peddler carrying 3990 numbers of WY tablets at permanent vehicle check post, Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal district yesterday.
In a statement today released by the IGAR (South) stated that at around 5:45 pm , a Maruti Van bearing registration number MN 01 X 9806 moving from Moreh to Imphal was stopped for checking at the Khudengthabi check post. The movement of the driver appeared suspicious. During checking of Maruti Van and the individual Mr Umar Mukthar, aged 29 yers son of Mr Md Mukhilsh, residence of Moreh Ward No 5, Tengnoupal District, 3990 numbers of WY tablets worth Rs. 19.95 lakhs were recovered which were found hidden in cigarette packets.
The apprehendee along with above recovered Narcotic item are being handed over at Moreh Police Station, said the press note.