A team of Anti-Smuggling Unit of Customs Division, Imphal today arrested a man with contraband worth around 5 crore rupees at around 9.30AM.
As per police report, the arrested person is 31-year-old, H.L. Shongkhogam Mate, son of H.L. Khaikholun Mate of Tengnoupal Bazaar, Chandel. Acting on specific information, the team arrested him at Kakching Lamkhai. He was carrying the drugs in a blue colour cement bag. Police found three brown colour packets labelled "3030 Export Quality", two Black colour packets and recovered 50 thousand amphetamine tablets, weighing about 5 Kg from the packets.
Police has registered a case against him under the relevant section of ND & PS Act, 1985 for necessary legal actions. Investigation is also underway to nab others involved in the case.