Imphal: A team of Manipur police seized 502 gm of Heroin powder and arrested two drug peddlers from Sugnu Khongnang Makhong, Kakching district on Friday.
The arrested persons was identified as one Mangmuanlian,30 ,son of Lunchinmang and Thangguanlian Zou, 27, son of Nengchin Mang both from Haika H village, Chakpikarong.
During regular checking by the police team two persons were seen coming in a Royal Enfield bike from Serou side. When the commando team signalled to stop the vehicle for verification the bike tried to escape from the commando personnel. However, the commando personnel managed to stop the bike, a police report said.
During verification and examination of the vehicle, 40 soap cases suspected to be Heroin powder were detected from a bag they were carrying.
The items were seized and arrested the two persons on the spot.
The arrested persons along with the seizures have been handed over to Sugnu Police station for further necessary legal action, the police report said.