Nagaland police seizes 11 soap cases containing heroin coming from Manipur

Kohima: Nagaland Police personnel of Narcotic Cell, acting on a tipoff, at around 3 am on July 16 intercepted a Guwahati-bound vehicle B/R No. AS01AX-4348 (Ford Figo), which was coming from Lilong under Thoubal district, Manipur, at National Highway-2, Kohima and seized drugs.

According to a statement from the Nagaland police, a thorough search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of eleven soap cases containing suspected heroin weighing approximately 143 grams, which were concealed inside the tripod chamber in the running board of the vehicle.

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The police statement also said that the suspected contraband items were duly seized and two occupants of the vehicle identified as Md. Maniqur Rahman (25) and Md. Warish (25), both residents of Lilong village, Thoubal, Manipur were arrested. A case, vide Narcotic Cell Police Station Case No.05/2022 U/S 21 (c)/60 NDPS Act, has been registered for further investigation.

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