Lady drug smuggler arrested with over 1 kg Opium in Manipur

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Imphal: Bisnupur Dstrict Police of Manipur on Friday nabbed a woman drug smuggler in Bishnupur district and seized 1.06 kg of opium from her possession.

She was apprehended from near Bishnupur District Hospital, Bishnupur at around 11.40 am.

The arrested lady was identified as one Nengneihat Haokip alias Hatneo Haokip, 23, daughter of late Haopu Haokip of Tungjang village, Leimatak, Bishnupur district.

As a part of the preventive measures taken up by district police on “War on Drugs” campaign, a combined team of district commando along with Bishnupur district police and lady police personnel detained Nengneihat from the junction in front of the district hospital.

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One black sticky substance suspected to be opium weighing around 1.06 kg including the weight of the packet was seized from her possession, police said.

She was arrested on the spot under NDPS Act and later, Nengneihat along with the seizures have been handed over to Bishnupur district police station for further investigation, it added.

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