Imphal, July 09 2017: Imphal East district police arrested an individual along with heroin powder worth more than Rs 16 lakh .
The seized drug along with the arrested individual were produced before the media persons today at the office of DSP, CAR, M Roni in the presence of Imphal East SP, K Kabib .
According to the police, as a part of the intensified drive against drugs and alcohol in the district under the instruction of SP, K Kabib, a team of Imphal East district police under the supervision of Additional SP, Imphal East, W Kasar, led by DSP (CAR), M Roni and assisted by OC, Narcotic Cell Imphal East, Inspector P John, acting on specific information about transportation of heroin at Checkon area, rushed there .
The security team intercepted one auto rickshaw bearing registration number MN01-L-3007 and detained it for checking near Checkon crossing .
The driver was identified as one H David Kamlian Mang (31) s/o (L) Ginjialang of Singhat Simveng, Churachandpur, currently staying at Manipur Evangelical Lutheran Church Tribal Colony, New Checkon .
During the check, a JBK Speaker Box was found inside the vehicle and on suspicion, the driver along with the box were brought to the police station .
On breaking the box and the speaker set in the presence of Magistrate Yaiphaba, Porompat SDC and media persons, two packets of heroin powder, weighing around 106 grams each were found .
According to police, the seized drug is worth more than Rs 16 lakh .
The arrested individual has been handed over to Porompat police station for taking up necessary actions under ND and PS Act.
Source: The Sangai Express