Drugs seized in Manipur, one held
Imphal: Drugs valued at Rs 35 lakh were seized in Manipur's Jiribam district bordering Assam and one man arrested, police said on Monday.
Jiribam's Superintendent of Police M. Mobi said that security measures had been tightened there following an instruction to be on the lookout for Rohingya refugees and police had zeroed in the drug smuggler, identified as Nasir Ahmed, of Assam's Cachar and arrested him.
Ahmed is being interrogated to elicit information about the gang, he added
Police in Jiribam said that they had dismantled nearly 10 bamboo bridges built across the Jiri river, which were allegedly being used by persons of doubtful nationality to sneak into the state.