Ephedrine worth over Rs. 6 crore recovered

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Pothashang News Service : Imphal, February 16, 2018: Continuing with its efforts towards a drug free Manipur and assisting civil administration to eradicate this ‘social menace’, a combined team of 5 JAK RIF of 9 Sector Assam Rifles along with Thoubal Police, NAB, Manipur and volunteers of ICRO (Islamic Cultural Research Organisation) and ALADA (All Lilong Anti Drug Organisation) recovered a huge quantity of banned drug Ephedrine.

In a major success against drugs in the state, the combined team recovered drugs hidden inside a hume pipe in the paddy fields of Ngangau Loukon. The recovered contraband items included raw ephedrine weighing approximately 38 Kg and ephedrine tablets weighing approximately 25 Kg. The value of the seized contraband item is assessed to be worth Rs 6.3 Crores and was further handed over to NAB, Manipur, said a press statement released by IGAR (South).

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