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Police claims Rs. 50 lakh worth ganja haul

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By EMN Updated: Oct 07, 2017 12:13 am
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One of the accused persons captured by Kohima police seen along with the consignement of seized ganja.

Dimapur, Oct. 6 (EMN): Kohima police on Friday claimed to have caught contraband ganja worth Rs. 50 lakh “in the national market.” A statement from the public relations officer of Kohima police informed that the confiscation was made around 6 am on Friday at Phesama check gate.
“…Kohima police manning Phesama check gate while conducting routine checking and frisking of vehicles have intercepted one Dimapur bound truck bearing registration number NL 01 K-5910 and recovered a total of 1000 kg of contraband ganja worth Rs. 50,00,000 (Rupees fifty lakh) in the national market.
“The contraband ganja which was neatly packed in 61 packets of 20 kg, 10 kg and 5 kg was found concealed inside a special compartment of the truck’s body especially designed for transporting illegal consignments,” the statement read.
The driver of the truck, 21-year-old Duh Peter and his ‘accomplice’, 20-year-old Hrüyio – both hailing from Senapati district of Manipur – have been taken into custody, according to police. “During interrogation the driver revealed that the consignment was loaded from Mao and that he was assured Rs. 10,000 for transporting it to Dimapur.”
A case has been registered, and investigation on.

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By EMN Updated: Oct 07, 2017 12:13:20 am