Opium seized by police

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IMPHAL, Sept 22: A team of Narcotic Cell, Imphal West District Police has arrested two persons and seized 2 kg of opium on September 20.

According to a release of the PRO, the arrested persons are Md. Firoz Khan, 29, son of Md. Nizamuddin of Yairipok Singa and Phanjaobam Sonamani Singh, 33, son of (L) Ph. Suresh Singh of Andro Khunou Leikai. They were arrested from Chingmeirong near the newly constructed building of Eastern Motor Showroom. The value of the seized opium is about Rs. 2 lakh in the international market, it said.

A case has been registered at Lamphel Police Station and investigation is going on, it said.

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