Heroin worth Rs 1.34 crore seized by Kakching police

Imphal: Kakching Police as part of War on Drugs 2.0 detected and seized 610 grams of suspected heroin no. 4 powder toady at 11:10 am.

According to Police, the said seizure was made by teams of Commando Unit, Kakching led by Inspt. Md. Abash Khan, OC, CDO Unit, Kakching with HC L. Rohit Singh, HC N. Bidyananda Singh and Havaldar N. Chaoba Singh under the supervision of Binoy Chongtham, MPS Addl. SP (Ops) Kakching, and under the overall Supervision of Shrey Vats, IPS, Superintendent of Police Kakching, while conducted frisking and checking at Pallel CDO Check-post at Leimanai Chingjin. One Wagon R (Smoke Grey in colour) vehicle bearing registration No. MN02A/4499 coming from Pallel side was given a signal to stop for checking, but the vehicle tried to escape the check point by speeding the vehicle. However, the CDO teams managed to stop the Vehicle at a short distance from the check-post.

Four occupants travelling in a vehicle were all detained and arrested as the vehicle after a search was found to have detected with 50 (Fifty) soap cases containing suspected (Heroin No.4) powder after observing all legal formalities. The siezed drugs is estimated to be worth Rs 13.42 lakh in local market and 1.34 crore in international market, Police informed.

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The driver of the vehicle and other occupants arrested are identified as (1) Lamvah Haokip (38) W/o Onthong Haokip of S P. Saichang, Molnoi Tengnoupal, (2) Letkhogin Haokip (18) S/o Onthong Haokip of S P. Saichang, Molnoi Tengnoupal (3) Ch. Nemneikim Mate (43) W/o Ch. Chunglet mate of Khonomphai Village, Tengnoupal and (4) Nengneichong Haokip (37) W/o Paongam Haokip of Zalenphai Part-1, Moreh ward no. 1 Tengnoupal.

The arrested person along with the seized articles is handed over to OC, Kakching Police Station for taking up further necessary legal action.

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