Police in Manipur’s Thoubal district arrested four persons including a woman with five kg of opium, a police source said on Sunday.
A team of Nongpok Sekmai police station on frisking and checking duty along an inter-village road at Chandrakhong village detained the two persons after they were found carrying the opium packed in six plastic polythene packets levelled as “Nestle Everyday Diary” on Saturday evening, around 5.30 pm.
The police said that the contraband item was found in a lady bag carried by the woman who was later identified as Kimboi of Kangpokpi district. She came with her brother identified as Mangpilun in a two-wheeler, the police added.
Two more individuals who followed them far behind on the same road in another Activa brand scooter were also arrested. They were identified as Limjapao of Kangpokpi district and Seiminlen of the same district, the police added.