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Manipur: Contraband worth over Rs 13 Cr seized in single day, 4 arrested

Continuing with Manipur’s war against drugs, in a major breakthrough,  Tengnoupal district Police have recovered contraband worth over Rupees 13.21 Crores in three separate operations in a single day. Yesterday,

Continuing with Manipur’s war against drugs, in a major breakthrough,  Tengnoupal district Police have recovered contraband worth over Rupees 13.21 Crores in three separate operations in a single day.

Yesterday, in the first operation, a team of Tengnoupal Police Station led by the Officer in Charge conducted an operation and recovered 52 soap cases of suspected Brown Sugar worth about Rupees 4.24 crores. The driver of the vehicle identified as W. Mathuhema has been arrested in this connection.

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In the second such operation conducted by Tengnoupal Police 55 soap cases worth over Rupees 4.58 has been recovered with two individuals arrested in connection.

Then , again in the third operation conducted another police team led by two Assistant Sub- Inspectors apprehended 53 soap cases valued at about Rupees 4.38 Crores with the driver of the Vehicle apprehended for possessing Contraband items.

With this, total value of the seized drugs amounted to over Rupees 13.21 Crores as per NCB norms. Meanwhile, three different FIRs were registered at Tengnoupal Police under NDPS ACT 1985.

First Published: 6th April, 2022 10:07 IST

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