IMPHAL, Sept 27: The Imphal East district police arrested two drug dealers and seized a huge number of SP tablets from Hatta Golapati today.
A press meet was held in this connection at the office chamber of additional SP (Ops).
Briefing media persons the addl. SP, Kamei Angam Romanus, IPS, informed that the two drug dealers were arrested from Hatta Golapati around 10:30 am by a team of the district police commandos during a frisking and checking conducted at the area following information of certain individuals roaming around the area with illegal drugs and narcotics.
The two arrested individuals have been identified as one Md. Azad Khan, 39, s/o (L) Md. Husain of Kshetrigao Rahamania road and Ksh. Dinesh Singh alias Naoba, 30, s/o Ksh. Bihari of Kongpal Naoroibam Leikai.
They were coming in a Maruti van bearing registration no MN06-1342. The police also recovered 1440 strips of SP tablets worth Rs 85,000, he said.