The peddler has been identified as Md Sahabuddin alias Abo, 50, son of Late Md Samsurjaman of Kwakta Bazar Pangal Lamkhai at present Lilong Bazar.
A total of 177 soap cases suspected to be of brown sugar were detected and seized from a rented house of one John Manglamsaun Zou in Chakpikarong subdivision, according to the police.
Superintendent of police, Imphal East N Herojit Meetei said heroin powder weighing about 158 grams were seized.
The arrested persons along with the seized items have been handed over to Kakching police station for further investigation.
Oblivious to the Covid pandemic scare and undeterred by the government restrictions, all types of drug-related activities continue unabated in broad daylight at North AOC, Imphal.
The woman was arrested along with 62.8 gram of suspected brown sugar, 67 numbers of ANREX-CP cough syrup and 579 numbers of SP capsules.
About 4.10 kilogram of opium was seized from the peddler.
The drug peddler was arrested from Kanglatombi Bazar Board, Imphal West along with 2.1 kg of WY tablets.
The arrested four persons, seized 21 soap cases containing suspected heroin weighing 295 grams, one Honda Civic Ivetect have been handed over to Thoubal Police Station for necessary legal action.
The peddler has been identified as one Mong Haokip, 58, son of late Litham Haokip of Mouloi village near Pallel, Kakching district.
Manipur police have destroyed 1947 acres of illegal poppy cultivation at various hill districts of Manipur this crop year.
A team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) arrested the woman with 10 kg opium along Molenphai Vengsung Road near Molenphai Market at around 12.10 pm.
Police said that the accused was arrested along with the drugs from the Tri junction of Thiyam Road, Imphal East at about 3.10 pm.