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Brown sugar seized; drug trafficker arrested

The arrested person has been remanded in seven-day police custody after he was produced in front of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 5 Oct 2022, 2:15 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

A team of Imphal West police seized 630 grams of contraband brown sugar and arrested one drug trafficker from North AOC area on Tuesday while trying to transport the said drug to Dimapur.

The drug trafficker has been identified as one Md Farijuddin, 25, son of Md Lahimudfin of Kwakta Ward number 2, Phoujakhai Ekhai police station, Bishnupur district.

Police reported that the police team led by officer-in-charge, Imphal police station, N Ingocha, under the supervision of superintendent of police, Imphal West, Ksh Shivakanta, conducted an operation at North AOC area. The operation was conducted acting on information that one contraband drug trafficker is transporting some quantity of brown sugar from Kwakta to Dimapur by a Winger. 

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The police team, at around 8.35 am, stopped the said Winger and checked it during which some suspected contraband brown sugar was detected from the possession of Farijuddin (driver of the winger). The said drugs were found kept concealed in his inner thigh by folding with cello tape. 

The suspected drug weighing around 630 grams were tested in presence of a gazetted officer and two independent witnesses. 

Later, Farijuddin was arrested and the drug seized along with his mobile phone. 

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A case has been registered under ND and PS Act at Imphal Police station. 

The police team of Imphal Police station and Phoujakhai Ikhai police station is conducting a search operation at Kwakta area to nab other persons related to the drug consignment. 

The arrested person (Farijuddin) has been remanded in seven-day police custody after he was produced in front of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Imphal West on the same day.

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