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Heroin, party drugs seized from ADC chairman’s residence

 IMPHAL, June 20 - A huge quantity of heroin and party drugs worth around Rs 40 crore were seized from the official residence of chairman of Autonomous District Council (ADC) in Manipur’s Chandel district, police said today.

The seizure was made after a police team raided the residence of Lunkhosei Zou, a BJP leader, here late last night. Four kilogramme of heroin and 2,80,000 tablets of party drugs were recovered, Superintendent of Police, Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB), W Basu Singh, told a press conference here.

The seized contraband was worth around Rs 40 crore in the international market, the SP said, adding that the team also seized a sum of Rs 13 lakh during the raid.

Eight persons including Zou were arrested, the SP said.

Zou, a BJP leader was elected to ADC Chandel from Moreh town, which is close to Myanmar border. – PTI

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