Imphal: Imphal East Police on Monday apprehended two drug dealers from Hatta Golaptl near public hospital and recovered Heroin number 4 powder contained in 40 soap cases.
The drug dealers have been identified as Ayajuddin Chesam, 37, son of late Amu Chesam of Sora Makha Lelkal, Kakching PS and Md Abdullah Khan, 27, son of late Abdul Khan of Sekmaijin Thongkhong Bazar, Kakching.
The drug along with a mobile phone and an auto-rickshaw bearing registration number MN-02B/6083 were seized.
The drug dealers were apprehended during mobile frisking and checking at Hatta Golapti area by teams of Imphal East Police under the supervision of superintendent of police N. Herojit.
They along with the seized items were handed over to Porompat Police station for taking up further necessary legal action against them, the police superintendent said.
The recovered drug would worth about Rs 60 lakh in the international market, he added.