NAB seizes huge consignment of contraband drugs


IMPHAL, December 16: A team of the Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) police under the supervision of S Gautam Singh, SPNAB seized 2,04,600 (two lakhs four thousand six hundred) defaced Respifed tablet and 1,91,350 (one lakh ninety one thousand three hundred) Robocoff tablets containing pseudoephedrine in front of Mt Zion Senior Secondary School, Karong in Senapati district on December 14, at around 4.10 pm, a, said a press release of the NAB SP.

It said that the seized tablets were recovered from a tata truck along with three individuals.

The statement further identified the three accused as Md Zia UI Haque, 25, son of Abdul Haque of Haoreibi Makha leikai, Lilong Police Station; Md Nurul Haque, 27, son of (L) Samsur Jaman of Mayang Imphal Bengoon Maning under Mayang Imphal Police Station; Md Roushan, 23, son of Md Imam Ali of Mayang Imphal Bengool under Mayang Imphal Police Station (second driver).

The statement further said the Tata truck bearing registration no MN01/8238 is also seized along with the three who have been arrested.

Further according to the NAB SP statement, the value of the seized drugs in the grey market is about Rs 36 lakh.

A case has been registered in Narcotics and Affairs of Border Police Station in connection with the  seizure of the huge quantity of drugs and further investigation is going on, it said.


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