Illegal sunflower drugs seized, one arrested

DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 4 (MExN): In a tip off about illegal transaction of drugs in Zeliangrongram colony area on December 2, duty party of the Excise Narcotic swung into action and seized Sunflower (Heroin) contraband packed in 62 tobacco boxes from the possession of one Jamal Uddin (47 yrs). The seized contraband drug was recovered from his residence. The accused was immediately arrested and booked under the relevant sections of NDPS Act 1985. The case is now under active investigation. The duty party was led by Atilo Kent AIE, Excise constables Alice K Yim and Toheka, a press release issued by Commissioner of Excise & Prohibition, H Atokhe Aye informed. The effort of the duty party is highly commendable for their relentless effort in effecting the seizure in combating the dreaded drugs menace and illegal trafficking, the press release added.