Monday, August 8, 2022

Heroin worth Rs. 15 lakh seized

Kohima police personnel while conducting routine checking of vehicles on May 21 at Khuzama inter-state police check gate have recovered suspected heroin weighing 186 gms with estimated value around Rs. 15 lakh in the national market.
A press release by Kohima Police PRO stated that the police personnel noticed an unregistered Maruti Gypsy suspiciously parked on the highway.
On through inspection, PRO said it found 15 plastic soap cases concealed in modified compartment of the vehicle containing suspected heroin powder.
PRO said it was presumed that the driver might have abandoned the vehicle and fled from the scene, seeing the ongoing checking of the vehicles by the police personnel.
Further, PRO said efforts are being made to ascertain the identity of the driver as well as the registered owner of the vehicle.
In this connection, PRO said a case under NDPS Act has been registered for further investigation.

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