Woman arrested with heroin worth Rs 5 cr


Silchar, Feb 10
A woman from Manipur was arrested with heroin worth Rs 5 crore in Assam's Cachar district, police said on Friday.
Acting on a tip-off, the police started a search of vehicles coming from neighbouring Manipur in Lakhi- pur area, and seized 700 gm of heroin from a vehicle on Thursday night.
The drugs were hidden in 50 soap cases that were kept in a bag, police said.
The woman, identified as 35-year-old Nengcha Hmar, was arrested from the vehicle. She hails from Jiribam in Manipur.
A case was registered under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, police said. PTI