Imphal: Narcotics cell, Imphal East Police recovered Heroin powder contained in 45 soap cases from Keirao Langdum area on Sunday evening.
Two teams of the Narcotic cell were frisking and checking in and around the Keirao Langdum acting on a ‘reliable’ information.
In that, one unknown youth was seen coming on foot carring a bag from western side towards our frisking area.
On seeing the police teams, the youth turned back and ran towards the hills trying to escape from the police teams.
On suspicious of his movements, the teams chased and shouted to stop him on the spot. Instead of stopping he ran speedily towards the forest and one nylon market carry bag was seen thrown out by his hand and sped away taking advantages of the darkness, police said.
On checking the nylon market carry bag, 45 soap cases in different colours were found inside the bag. The soap cases were found containing some powder suspected to be Heroin powder. The suspected powders were tested using testing kit and found positive as Heroine powder .
The Heroine powder was found to be 485 gm in total.
The recovered drug was handed over to OC Irilbung Police station and registered a case under case for taking necessary action against the unknown accused person.