Kohima: The CID Branch of Dimapur has seized about 2.820 Kgs of suspected local made brown sugar worth approximately Rs. 20 lakhs and arrested one person in this connection.
According to official sources based on reliable input about a drug smuggler arriving from Manipur with drugs on 15.06.2022, the SP Crime & PRO of Nagaland Police Headquarters has informed that the personnel of CID Branch Dimapur at around 1700 hrs, apprehended one suspect from Dimapur Blue Hill bus station area, a resident of Sanakathei under Ukhrul Police Station of Manipur and upon search, one black coloured poly bag containing about 2.820 Kgs of suspected local made brown sugar (extracted from Opium plant and dried into line powder) worth approx Rs. 20 lakhs was recovered and seized from the possession of the suspect.
The seized items along with the accused were later handed over to East Police Station and one case vide East Police Station Case under NDPS Act has been registered for further investigation, sources said.