Drugs seized along Nagaland-Manipur border; 1 held

Kohima: Drug seizures are a common occurrence along the Nagaland-Manipur border. The most recent seizures were made by the Nagaland Police on Sunday at the inter-state check gate at Khuzama under Kohima district.

Police officials informed that during a routine checking of vehicles, personnel of Khuzama Police inter-state check gate detected and recovered 50 soap cases of suspected heroin.

The seized drugs weighed approximately 600 grams which was concealed in a Hyundai i20 vehicle (AS-16E-0525) coming from the neighbouring state of Manipur.

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In this regard, one person identified as Mohammad Wahidur (30) was arrested under section 21 (c) of the NDPS Act.

As per the Act, imprisonment is for a term which shall not be less than ten years but which may extend to twenty years and shall also be liable to fine.

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