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One arrested, drugs worth Rs 1.47 crore seized

The arrested person along with the seized drugs and other items was handed over to OC, Kakching Police Station for further legal action.

ByKakching Correspondent

Updated 23 Jun 2022, 5:16 pm

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One person was arrested and 671 gm Heroin No 4 worth Rs 1.47 crore in the international market were seized on Thursday, Kakching Police said.

The Kakching police said one Hyundai i10 Magna (Grey in Colour) vehicle bearing registration No MN03A/0915 coming from Pallel side was given a signal to stop for checking at the gate of Pallel Police Station but the vehicle tried to escape the checkpoint by speeding the vehicle.  

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However, the Pallel Police Teams and CDO teams together managed to stop the vehicle at a short distance from the Leimanai Chingjin check-post, a release stated.

The driver of the vehicle was detained for verification. He has been identified as one Thangminlal Haokip, 22,  son of Lhunkhopao Haokip of Yangoubung Village, Moreh, Tengnoupal district. The driver along with the said vehicle was searched after observing legal formalities, it stated.

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From the vehicle, 50 soap cases containing suspected Heroin-No 4 powder were detected. The driver of the vehicle was arrested by observing all formalities. On weighing, the suspected Heroin powder was found to weigh approximately 671 grams in total.

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

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First published:23 Jun 2022, 5:15 pm

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Kakching Correspondent

Kakching Correspondent

Kakching, Manipur

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