Updated 6 Jul 2022, 5:01 pm
A team of Churachandpur district police seized 320 grams of brown sugar and arrested one drug peddler from a residence located at Molkon village, Churachandpur district on Wednesday.
The arrested person has been identified as one Thangminlal Haokip alias Minlal, 29, son of Ngulmang Haokip of Molkon Village, Churachandpur district, police said.
Police reported that at around 1 am, district police received information that some contraband drugs stored in soap cases are kept concealed in a house of one Thangminlal at Molkon village, Churachandpur district.
Based on the information, a team of district police led by officer-in-charge, Churachandpur police station, N Ingocha rushed to the said house.
During a search operation, 24 soap cases in different colours containing suspected brown sugar were detected concealed inside a rice stack. On testing using a testing kit, the suspected brown sugar was found to be positive.
Later, Thangminlal was arrested and the suspected drugs were seized. A case has been registered under ND and PS Act for investigation.
First published:6 Jul 2022, 3:57 pm