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Heroin, brown sugar seized in Manipur

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

Security forces have recovered heroin and brown sugar worth Rs 2 crore in Manipur's district and apprehended a woman, an release said.

During routine checking of vehicles at Sita junction in district on Sunday, a combined team of Assam Rifles and Police commandos recovered the heroin and brown sugar kept hidden inside a rice cooker by a woman, the release said yesterday.

The woman was travelling from Moreh town to Imphal, the release said.

The security forces apprehended the woman for smuggling the contraband items.

The woman and the seized contraband were handed over to the state police, it added.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 12:30 IST