Brown sugar weighing around 2.89 kg was seized by security forces near T Waichong village, Kangpokpi district on Saturday.
According to Assam Rifles, the brown sugar packed in 64 soap cases was seized during a joint operation conducted by the Jawalamikhi Battalion, Manipur along with Kangpokpi district police following a specific input regarding movement of drugs in a Gypsy along IT Road.
Mobile Vehicular Check Posts were set up by 22 Assam Rifles along with police teams near T Waichong Village to apprehend the suspected vehicle. The brown sugar packed in 64 soap cases were found concealed in the spare wheel of the vehicle, the search team said.
The individuals travelling in the vehicle along with the seized goods were handed over to Kangpokpi police station for further investigation.