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Imphal, Oct 16 (PTI) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized contraband drugs worth over Rs 65 lakh in Manipur, according to an official statement issued Tuesday.
Acting on inputs, the DRI officials in coordination with the Assam Rifles intercepted a car coming from Moreh to Imphal and detained its two occupants.
The officials recovered several polythene packets containing light brown powder, suspected to be brown sugar (narcotic substance), from a carton which was kept in the boot-space of the said vehicle, it said.
The examination of these packets resulted in recovery of 650 grams of brown sugar valued at Rs 65 lakh, according to the statement.
The Two, natives of Manipur, have been arrested. They were produced before the chief judicial magistrate, Chandel, who remanded them to judicial custody, it said.