Imphal: Troops of Assam Rifles Tengnoupal Battalion, Pallel Sector under IGAR (S) have recovered contraband drugs/brown sugar on Saturday evening.
The troops recovered and the seized the drug during frisking and checking along Imphal-Moreh road at Lokchao under Tengnoupal district from a four wheeler van bearing registration number MN01S-7911 and arrested the driver of the vehicle.
The arrested person has been identified as Lunkhoman Mate (21 years), son of Thatkhojang Mate of Tengnoupal village.
The seized brown sugar weighed 655 grams and was brought packed in soap caps and estimated to worth around Rs. 1.31 crore.
The arrested person and the seized drugs have been handed over to Tengnoupal Police Station for further legal action.
On the other hand, Imphal West Police has recovered foreign made liquor and DIC liquor during a drive carried out at Thangmeiband Lourung Purel area on Monday evening.
The recovered liquor estimated to worth about Rs. 1.20 lakh were seized and later handed over to Excise Department for further legal procedure.