The Assam Rifles has seized one lakh 'WIY' tablets, a powerful stimulant drug commonly known as 'Yaba', worth Rs 3 crore in Manipur, a Defence official said on Tuesday.
The tablets were recovered from a person travelling in a vehicle to Imphal from the Indo-Myanmar border town of Moreh by troops of the paramilitary force, the official said.
Alertness of the Troops of #AssamRifles under HQ IGAR(S) was evident again when they recovered 1,00,000 WIY Tablets worth Rs 3Cr from an individual travelling in a vehicle from Moreh to imphal. The individual & the recovered items were handed over to Police for investigation.@ANI pic.twitter.com/SX9Q465Fg5— The Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) November 18, 2019
The apprehended individual and the recovered drugs worth Rs 3 crore were handed over to the Manipur Police for further investigation, he said.