Northeast

Manipur cop arrested for possession of 'brown sugar', suspended

War on Drugs 2.0: A NAB team seized three kg suspected brown sugar from the possession of a police constable during a surprise frisking and checking operation conducted at Purum Likli area along Imphal-Saikul Road in Kangpokpi district.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 18 Jun 2022, 5:53 am

(Photo: IFP)
(Photo: IFP)

 

A police constable has been arrested and suspended from his service for possession of three kg suspected brown sugar in Manipur, sources said on Friday.

Police said the NAB team arrested a man and seized three kg suspected brown sugar during a surprise frisking and checking operation conducted at Purum Likli area along Imphal-Saikul Road in Kangpokpi district on June 15, at around 3.40 pm.

Advertisement

The arrested person was identified as one Seilenthang Kilong, 31, son of one Thangkhosat Kilong of Thangkanphai Village under Saikul in Kangpokpi district, police said, adding that on further verification, he was found to be a police constable posted at Reserve Line, Bishnupur district.

The NAB team also recovered from his possession two mobile phone handsets, Poco, with a SIM card each, one Service Identity Card issued by SP Bishnupur and an Activa BS VIG Blue in colour without registration number.

Police said the frisking and checking operation was done as a part of the state government War on Drugs 2.0.

Following the arrest and the seizures, a case has been registered at NAB PS and the constable placed under suspension, police said, adding further investigation is underway.

Advertisement

Must Read:

BJP government will root out drugs from state: Manipur CM N Biren Singh

Great June Uprising Unity Day 2022: Traffic advisory issued; check out diversion, parking areas for June 18

Meghalaya sets up four committees to monitor heavy rains situation

Advertisement

First published:17 Jun 2022, 5:36 am

Tags:

bishnupurbrown sugarkangpokpidrugswar on drugsnabsaikulpolice constable arrested

IFP Bureau

IFP Bureau

IMPHAL, Manipur

Advertisement

Top Stories

Loading data...
Advertisement

IFP Exclusive

Loading data...
Advertisement

Feedback

Have a complaint, a suggestion or just some feedback about our content? Please write to onlineifp@gmail.com and we’ll do our best to address it.