Imphal: A team of CDO/Bishnupur has seized 140 grams of suspected heroin powder from one Eco Van bearing registration number MN02B4346 coming from Churachandpur and has arrested the driver of the ban, on Wednesday around 6:30 pm at Keinou Thongkha.
The arrested driver has been identified as Phundreimayum Amu (45), son of (L) P. Hakim of Lilong Usoipokpi Tharaorok.
According to Police sources, the CDO/Bishnupur team led by ASI N. Netrajit and Havaldar L. Gojendro under the supervision of Addl SP (OPs)/Bishnupur while frisking checking at Keinou Thongkha detected and detained the Eco Van coming from Churachandpur and found 10 soap cases containing suspected heroin powder weighing around 140 gms inside the van.
The driver of the van, Phundreimayum Amu was arrested after observing necessary formalities.
The arrested person, seized items and vehicle has been handed over to Bishnupur Police Station for further necessary action, the source added.