Imphal: A team of Thoubal District Police has arrested one drug peddler with contraband drugs from Lilong Turel Ahanbi Sirin Thong in Thoubal District on Thursday around 10:15 pm.
The arrested drug smuggler has been identified as Md. Farooque (37 years), son of (L) Md. Anwar Ali of Lilong Turel Ahanbi Ubakthong Makha, Thoubal District.
According to police sources, acting on reliable information, the Thoubal District Police team led by OC/Lilong Police Station Inspector O. Ahit Singh under the supervision of SP/Thoubal Dr. S. Ibomcha arrested the drug peddler.
The team recovered 20 soap caps containing suspected Heroin powder weighing about 231 gms each from his possession.
A regular case has been registered at Lilong Police Station for further investigation, the source added.