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Kangpokpi police seizes Heroin, Opium along NH-2

KANGPOKPPI: Kangpokpi police seized Heroin and Kani this afternoon along National Highway-2 while frisking and checking vehicles near S. Golai in between Kangpokpi DHQs and S. Changoubung at around 1:30 pm.

According to a police source, a police team led by ASI Th. Hitler Singh under the supervision of SP Kangpokpi was carrying out frisking and checking of vehicles at Alex Farm near S. Golai and on checking one passenger winger bearing Regd.No. MNO1S-6385 heading toward Dimapur from Imphal, they came across packets of suspected Heroin and Kani concealed inside one brown colour sock and in a newspaper inside a black bag.

The suspected Heroin and Kani was in possession of one Phusam Zakirhussain (54), s/o Abdul Gani of Phoubakchao Awang Leikai, Imphal West. Upon questioning the individual, he revealed that the bag belongs to his co-passenger Amuddin Ahmed, s/o Gaffarudin Ahmed of Athabari Bangaigaon Part-I under Golaghat Police Station in Golaghat District of Assam.

The police arrested the two accused persons after observing due to formalities and after thorough interrogation they revealed that they obtained the banned Heroin items and Opium from Lilong for transporting to West Bengal for sample evaluation said the police source.

It further said that the seized items include 49 Nos. of No.4 Heroin powders packed tightly in sealed plastic tubes and 2 Nos. of Kani/Opium in Khaini packets while the items were seized in the presence of witnesses by preparing a formal seizure memo.

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