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One arrested, 3.046 kg of suspected brown sugar seized in Kangpokpi

A police team arrested a drug peddler in possession of 3.046 kg of suspected brown sugar while carrying out intensive frisking and checking at Saikul village, Kangpokpi district.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 8 Dec 2022, 4:51 pm

(Representational Image: Unsplash)
(Representational Image: Unsplash)

As a part of the ongoing intensive drive against illicit drug trafficking in Manipur, a combined team of Saikul police led by SI Seiginlen Kipgen and 22 AR COB Saikul led by Major Bhopesh Sharma arrested a drug peddler on December 7, at around 5.30 pm.

The accused was identified as 32-year-old Ngamlenthang Khongsai, son of Chingjang Khongsai from Maojang village, Kangpokpi district.

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The police said the team arrested the peddler in possession of 3.046 kg of suspected brown sugar while carrying out intensive frisking and checking at Saikul village near a water supply.

The drug peddler came on a scooter (NTORQ 125, Red and Black in colour) with no registration number, police said. 

The rider admitted himself to be a drug peddler transporting illegal drugs from Maojang village to Imphal along Saikul to Imphal road.

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The drugs were seized from his possession in the presence of the executive magistrate by observing all formalities.

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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