Imphal. April 4: Tengnoupal and Manipur Police apprehended a drug smuggler carrying Brown Sugar and WY tablets worth Rs 2.532 crores at Khudengthabi Check Post, Tengnoupal district on Tuesday. Assam Rifles official today said last night based on specific input received from reliable sources a combined team of troops of Khudengthabi Post and Moreh Police commando stopped a Silver colour Hyundai i20 Manga car bearing registration No MN06LA 5954 travelling from Moreh to Imphal for checking.
The individual was detained on confirmation of the carriage of contraband. The detailed search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of 32 Bricks wrapped in an off white paper containing pouches with tablets, 64,000 pieces suspected to be WY tablets and 25 packets of orange coloured powder suspected to be Brown Sugar, approx weight 306 grams were found hidden inside the fabricated compartment under the doors of the vehicle.
The contraband items were being smuggled by Chirom Momocha Singh of Koirengei Bazar, Imphal East District. The approximate cost of WY tablets and Brown Sugar is Rs 2.532 crores. (UNI)