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Contraband worth Rs 1.25 crore seized, 2 arrested

Ganja seized

Dimapur, September 11: A special team of Kohima Excise today seized contraband ganja and Heroin worth Rs 1.25 crores.
Acting on a tip off, the Kohima Excise personnel intercepted a suspected truck bearing Regd No. NL-02 L 3168 near Hydro along NH-2 on September 10, Assistant Commissioner of Excise (Zonal), S Phyobemo Kikon in a release here.
On through search of the vehicle, the team detected a specially modified chamber on the front and rear side of the vehicle filled with illegal contraband ganja neatly packed in 27 packets weighing 270 kgs and 249 nos of soap cases filled with suspected heroin weighing 2.4 kgs.
In this connections, 2 persons identified as Akash Devnath (34 yrs) and Jahangir (24 yrs) have been arrested for violation of NDPS Act 1985. (Page News Service)