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Contraband drugs worth Rs 90 lakh seized in Manipur’s Tengnoupal

Security forces had seized huge quantity of contraband drugs worth Rs 90 lakh in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district.

Based on a specific input, a combined team of Tengnoupal district police and troops of Assam Rifles stopped a suspicious individual on a motorcycle, coming from Tengnoupal towards Pallel, at MVCP Tengnoupal.

On carrying a thorough check of the motorcycle and the individual, security personnel had recovered 150 packets (30,000 numbers of contraband WY tablets) in possession from him.

The individual was arrested and the suspected contraband WY tablets were seized.

The price of the seized contraband WY tablets is approximately Rs 90 lakh in the international market.

On questioning the arrested person revealed that the tablets were transported from Moreh to Pallel via Moreh-Multuk-Chamol-Tengnoupal route to skirt PVCP Khudengthabi.

He, along with the seized item, was handed over to Tengnoupal police station for further necessary legal action.

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