Manipur: Drugs worth Rs 28 crore seized near Moreh

Manipur: Drugs worth Rs 28 crore seized near Moreh

IMPHAL | Oct 7, 2019:

Troops of Assam Rifles, in an operation, recovered huge amount of contraband drugs worth Rs 28 Cr near Moreh in Tengnoupal District, Manipur on October 5.

Based on a specific input received from sources regarding the presence of contraband items in a house in Phaicham Veng, Moreh, a team of Assam Rifles along with Moreh Police including Mahila constable, conducted a search of the house.

The house belonged to one lady named Vahjahat Haokip. A thorough search of house led to recovery of large quantity of contraband items hidden inside wooden walls and ceiling of the house.


These included WIY Tablets as many as 5,04,000 tabs (53.54 Kgs), Crystal Ice Myth 15.269 Kgs, Ketamine 2.206 Kgs, Phencydile 194 Bottle, Indian Currency Rs 74,150 and Burmese 49,000 Kyats. Approximate worth of recovered Contraband items is Rs 28 Crore.

The recovered contraband items and the apprehended individual have been handed over to Moreh Police for further legal action.