Imphal, Jun 22: Police in Manipur arrested two alleged drug peddlers along with a huge quantity of contraband drugs on Sunday.
The arrested persons were identified as Nawaz (28) and Anis (28), who are residents of Haoreibi Makha Leikai of Thoubal district.
Heroin powder packed in 18 soap cases and 3,636 pieces of WY tablet three packets were recovered from them, the police claimed.
A team of narcotic cells of Imphal West district police intercepted the contraband drugs during a check to an Alto car, they were coming towards Imphal along the Imphal-Moreh section of NH-102 at Canchipur on Sunday evening, the police also said.
The team conducted the frisking and checking based on specific information of transportation of illegal drugs in the area.
The arrested persons along with seized car, drugs and tablets were handed over to Singjamei police station of Imphal West district for further necessary legal action, the police added.