Imphal: Troops of Assam Rifles seized banned drugs weighing about 118 kilograms worth Rs 118 crores in international market on Wednesday at Tengnoupal district.
An Assam Rifles official said troops intercepted a three-wheeler at Phungchong Village and found five sacks with 118 Kg suspected Pseudoephedrine tablets which are the precursor and main ingredient of methamphetamine and is a controlled substance.
The cost of 118 kilograms of Pseudoephedrine is Rs 118 crores in the international Market. The recovered items were handed over to Moreh Police Station for further investigation.
Prepak cadre apprehended
Assam Rifles personnel and Manipur Police have apprehended an alleged cadre of PREPAK, an official said on Wednesday.
The Assam Rifles official said the man was nabbed at Moreh Bus Stand, Tengnoupal district. He was allegedly trying to cross the Indo Myanmar Border to move into Myanmar.