Over 10 kg contraband drugs recovered from Manipur Police vehicle, five cops arrested

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Imphal: Kakching district police of Manipur seized 1.336 kg of Heroin No. 4 powder and 9.151 kg of suspected WY (World is Yours) methamphetamine tablets from a state police commando vehicle on Monday.

The seizure was done from a Maruty Gypsy of a team of CDO Unit, Kakching which was posted at Moreh and now under orders of posting to Special CDO Unit, Khabeisoi coming from Moreh at Kuraopokpi near St. Joseph English School on NH 102, Kakching district police superintendent Shrey Vats said.

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The detection and seizure was affected by combined teams of Subedar S. Birla Singh, OC, CDO Unit, Kakching, Subedar Ksh. Prakash Singh of CDO Unit, Kakching and SI K. Mothilphun Dangsawa of Pallel Police Station under the supervision of  Shri Binoy Chongtham, MPS Addl. SP (Ops) Kakching and A. Romendro Singh, MPS, Addl. SP(CPCR) attached with Kakching district police and under the overall supervision of Shrey Vats.

The personnel of the CDO teams are identified as Havildar Kh. Achouba Singh of MPTC presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching (team commander),Rifleman Th. Subhash Chothe of 7th MR presently attached with CDO, Unit, Kakching, comando Y. Dineshwar Meitei of Imphal West diistrict presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching, rifleman M. Premchandra Singh of 6th MR presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching and rifleman N. Dorendrajit Singh of 6th MR presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching respectively, the senior police officer said.

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The detained persons along with the said vehicle were searched after observing legal formalities. From the vehicle, 100 soap cases containing suspected Heroin No.4 powder and eight bundles of suspected WY tablets with each bundle containing approximately 10,000 tablets. The suspected Heroin No. 4 powder was found to be 1.336 kg and suspected WY tablets were found to weight 9.151 Kg respectively. A cash amount of Rs 80,000 was seized from the accused Achouba Singh, he added.

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