Narcotic Cell seizes brown sugar

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IMPHAL, June 12: Personnel of Narcotic Cell, Imphal West Police today seized one Kg of brown sugar worth about Rs 10 lakh in the international market from a drug peddler at North AOC.

The narcotic drug dealer is identified as one Md Abdul Malik, 50, son of (late) Md Abdul Gaffar, a native of Thoubal Moijing Wangma Taba, Thoubal district.

Police said the contraband drug was seized from the individual near Hotel Imphal, North AOC around 3:45 pm by a  police team led by Sub-inspector S Babuyaima when he was about to leave Imphal for Guwahati with the consignment drug.

The brown sugar will cost around Rs 7 lakh in the local market but worth Rs 10 lakh in the international market, they added.

Meanwhile, two women drug peddlers were on Tuesday sent to the Imphal Central jail after being produced before the Special Court NDPS here.

Merinwon Horam, 47, of Thoubal Bazaar and PK Rhotah, 28, of Yentem village, Ukhrul district were caught by the volunteers of Winotang Organization along with heroin drug and handed over to police on June 7.

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