MOREH, July 23: Acting on a tip off, 24th Assam Rifles Arjun Coy today seized 170 gm of heroin along with arrest of two persons at Khudengthabi Check Post around 11 am.
Those arrested have been identified as Lalboy Gangte (53), son of late Chongpi Gangte of Moreh Ward No. 9 M. Chanou Veng and S.L. Latcha Silhou (47), son of late Chongsei Sitlou of Moreh Ward No. 9 M. Chanou Veng.
According to reports, two persons coming in a Swift Desire Car bearing registration number MN-03P-1919 towards Imphal from Moreh were stopped at Khudengthabi Check Post for frisking.
On checking, the drug consignment was found kept concealed in 17 soap box packets with 10 gm each in one packet on the body part of the front wheel of the car.
A cash amount of Rs 26,500 was also found from their possession, it added.