AR seize heroin at Moreh

MOREH, July 23: Acting on a tip off, 24th Assam Rifles Arjun Coy today seized 170 gm of heroin along with arrest of two persons at Khudengthabi Check Post around 11 am.

Those arrested have been identified as Lalboy Gangte (53), son of late Chongpi Gangte of Moreh Ward No. 9 M. Chanou Veng and S.L. Latcha Silhou (47), son of late Chongsei Sitlou of Moreh Ward No. 9 M. Chanou Veng.

According to reports, two persons coming in a Swift Desire Car bearing registration number MN-03P-1919 towards Imphal from Moreh were stopped at Khudengthabi Check Post for frisking.

On checking, the drug consignment was found kept concealed in 17 soap box packets with 10 gm each in one packet on the body part of the front wheel of the car.

A cash amount of Rs 26,500 was also found from their possession, it added.

One held with Spasmo drugs worth Rs 19 lakhs

 Banned Spasmo Proxyvon (SP) capsules worth Rs 19.80 lakhs were on Sunday midnight seized by Excise and Narcotics personnel manning the Excise check gate at Chumukedima.

The consignment, containing 33,000 SP capsules packed inside some air bags, was seized from the possession of one Md Ziaour Rehman (22) who was trying to smuggle it into Imphal.

The accused is a permanent resident of Lilong, Thoubal in Manipur. Excise and Narcotic officials said the drugs were brought from Kolkata by train and loaded into a passenger TATA Winger at Dimapur Railway Station.

Reportedly, the arrested person was promised a sum of Rs 6000 to smuggle the drugs from Kolkata. He was supposed to receive another sum of Rs 3000 after delivering it to a person in Imphal.

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