Drugs worth over Rs 11 crores seized


Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 29, 2019: Assam Rifles  today seized a huge quantity of drugs worth approximately Rs 11.35 crores along Asian Highway (NH- 102).

Based on specific input, troops of Assam Rifles stopped a Silver colour Omni Van bearing registration number MN 01AG 2412 travelling from Moreh to Imphal for checking. On carrying out a thorough check of the vehicle, white coloured powder suspected to be Heroin contained in 33 packets and weighing approx 400 grams, World is Yours tablets 3,13,000 in number and Orange colour powder suspected to be Brown Sugar contained in 15 packets weighing approx 180 grams were found  hidden under the rear seat of the vehicle, a release by Assam Rifles said.

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The vehicle was being driven by Md Feroz Khan, 28, resident of Ward no 5, Muslim Nagar, Moreh.

The apprehendee along with vehicle and contraband items have been handed over to Tengnoupal police, the release said.


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