Heroin worth Rs 42 lakh seized

IMPHAL, Jan 2: In a major haul of illegal drugs, a team of Imphal East District Police seized heroin (No 4) worth around Rs 42 lakh from an individual.
Speaking to media persons at his Porompat office today, Imphal East SP K Kabib said that a team of Imphal East Narcotic Cell apprehended one Wilson Keishing (47) s/o late Yerteo of Silent village, near Laikoiching, Senapati district from near Lamlong Higher Secondary School yesterday and 350 gms of heroin (No 4) were seized from his possession.
Wilson would be handed over to Porompat police station for due legal action, Kabib said.
Wilson was carrying the heroin in the form of white cakes and the monetary value of the seized heroin is estimated to be around Rs 42 lakh, informed the SP.
Notably Imphal East District Police seized different types of drugs worth Rs 5.79 crore last year.


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