4.344 kg of Opium seized

4.344 kg of Opium seized

TMB Report

Imphal: Keithelmanbi Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) foiled narcotics smuggling in Bishnupur district on October 23.

Based on specific input from Assam Rifles, a joint operation with Bishnupur Police Commando was launched in which the joint team recovered 4.344 kg of Opium concealed in four packets from a drug peddler in Bishnupur district. The seized narcotics were assessed to be worth approximately Rs 3.5 lakh in the international market, said a press release of IGAR (S).  

The recovered items along with the peddler were handed over to Phougakchaolkhai Police Station for further investigation, it added.

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