Dimapur Traffic Police on October 3 intercepted a Mahindra pickup truck from Tragopan Police Point for traffic violations. While checking the vehicle, they recovered 3,300 Spasmo Proxivon Capsules and 10 tablets of Nitrosun. A press note from the Additional SP, Dimapur informed that the occupants of the vehicle, Sehngan Khongsai and Haopu Misao, were subsequently arrested for possession and smuggling of banned drugs. A case has been registered at the Dimapur East PS.
In a separate incident, Niuland police station arrested one person on September 28. According to the police, the accused, Rati Ram Sarma was wanted in several cases of Rhino poaching and trading in wildlife products and is involved in a network of illegal poaching and smuggling of wildlife products across India, Nepal and Bhutan. The accused was handed over to Assam police at Bokajan, where he is wanted in connection with a case.