IMPHAL, Apr 2 : A combined team of Imphal West and Bishnupur police apprehended two women along with 1.07 kilogram of opium from Pishumthong on Thursday at around 10.30 am.
According to police, the combined team which also included women personnel led by DSP (Ops) of Bishnupur police L Shantikumar carried out a search operation on receiving reliable inputs drug smuggling on Mayai Lambi.
The two women were travelling in one Maruti Alto-K10 and the team identified them as Sunita Panmei (39), d/o Kunjo from Lamdan, Churachandpur, currently residing at Ragailong, Imphal and Wangsol Khilo Anal (39), d/o (L) Wangsol Kodil from Chandel, currently residing at Khambathel near Sugnu.
It is reported that 500 gram of opium was seized from Sunita, who is a teacher by profession and another 507 gram of opium was seized from Wangsol Khilo, personnel of 9th IRB Mahila Battalion.
The duo have been handed over to Singjamei police station.