DIMAPUR (Agencies): Banned Spasmo Proxyvon (SP) capsules worth Rs 19.80 lakhs were on Sunday midnight seized by Excise and Narcotics personnel manning the Excise check gate at Chumukedima.
The consignment, containing 33,000 SP capsules packed inside some air bags, was seized from the possession of one Md Ziaour Rehman (22) who was trying to smuggle it into Imphal.
The accused is a permanent resident of Lilong, Thoubal in Manipur. Excise and Narcotic officials said the drugs were brought from Kolkata by train and loaded into a passenger TATA Winger at Dimapur Railway Station.
Reportedly, the arrested person was promised a sum of Rs 6000 to smuggle the drugs from Kolkata. He was supposed to receive another sum of Rs 3000 after delivering it to a person in Imphal.