Drug worth Rs 38 cr seized

Imphal, Sep 18: Security personnel seized drugs worth about Rs 38 crore in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district on Tuesday , Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) officials said on Wednesday.

Eight lakh pieces of banned World is Yours (WY) tablets weighing 80 kg and 3 kg of heroin powder were seized, NAB official, W . Basu said.

Each WY tablet costs Rs 400 while heroin costs Rs 2 cr per kg.

NAB and Assam Rifles troopers seized the contraband drugs during a raid at Bongyang village in Tengnoupal district, he said

One Khaikholun Mate (34), disclosed the place where the drugs were stored.

The combined team raided the area and recovered the drugs