Drug peddler arrestedin Thoubal

The Anti-Smuggling Unit, Customs Division, Imphal team detected 538.6 grams of heroin powder packed in 50 soap cases with assorted colors

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 10 Jul 2020, 5:47 am

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

Officers of Anti-Smuggling Unit, Customs Division, Imphal have arrested one female drug peddler and seized heroin powder worth Rs 1, 07,72,000.

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A release issued by superintendent, Anti-Smuggling Customs Division, Imphal, P Roben Singh mentioned that the peddler has been identified as one Anandi, 18, daughter of Md Ataola Khan, a  resident of Phundrei Makha Leikai, Thoubal district.

She was arrested along with the contraband drugs near Tribal Market, New Lambulane, Imphal East district on Wednesday at about 5pm, it said.

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On further verification, the team detected 538.6 grams of heroin powder packed in 50 soap cases with assorted colors from the possession of Anandi.  A case has been registered on Wednesday under the relevant provisions of NDPS Act 1985. Further investigation to nab the other offender(s) of the case is going on, the officer added.

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First published:10 Jul 2020, 5:47 am

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