The troops of Assam Rifles have seized a huge cache of drugs worth approximately Rs 11.35 crores along Asian Highway (NH102).
“Based on specific input, troops of Assam Rifles stopped a silver colour Omni Van (MN 01AG 2412) travelling from Moreh to Imphal for checking. On carrying out a thorough check of the vehicle, the huge cache of drugs were found,” said an Assam Rifle official in a statement.
He said the seized white coloured powder suspected to be Heroin contained in 33 packets and weighing around 400 grams, WIY (World is Yours) tablets 3, 13,000 in number and orange colour powder suspected to be Brown Sugar contained in 15 packets weighing approximately 180 grams which were found hidden under the rear seat of the vehicle.
The vehicle was being driven by one Md Feroz Khan, 28, a resident of Ward no 5, Muslim Nagar, Moreh town under Tengnoupal district.
He was nabbed along with the vehicle and contraband items have been handed over to Tengnoupal police.