Man arrested with drugs in Senapati district

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Senapati: Police in Senapati district arrested a man today after 421.60 gm of brown sugar was intercepted in the vehicle he came with, a police source said.

The arrested person has been identified as Songkhanching Haokip (36), son of Nejahoi Haokip of Chassad village in Ukhrul district.

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A team of Mao police of Senapati district arrested him after 35 soap cases containing contraband drugs were found in the Tata-Yodha he was driving this evening, around 4 pm, the police also said.

The team conducting frisking and checking duty along NH- near Martyr’s Park, about two km south of the police station stopped the vehicle coming from the Senapati side for checking.

On checking the vehicle, the drugs packed in 35 soap cases were found concealed on the upper hood body cover under a tarpaulin, the police further said.

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The police seized the 35 soap cases of brown sugar in the presence of an executive magistrate of the district and witnesses by preparing a formal seizure memo, the police added.

A regular case was registered against the arrested persons at Mao police station and initiated an investigation, the police further added.

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