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Suspected brown sugar seized in Churachandpur district

A total of 70 soap cases containing suspected brown sugar were seized from a vehicle on Thursday.

ByChurachandpur Correspondent

Updated 21 Apr 2022, 8:02 pm

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As many as 70 soap cases containing suspected brown sugar were seized from a vehicle on Thursday.  

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According to Churachandpur police, it received a tip-off that one Bolero is moving from Moreh towards Churachandpur and may be carrying Narcotic Drugs.

In a joint operation along with 36 AR, a Churachandpur police team under the supervision of SP Shivanand Surve and additional SP (Ops) Deshorjit, intercepted the Bolero Bearing registration No MN 01G0851.

The vehicle had two occupants, namely Nemneihing Haokip, 32, wife of Holmang Haokip of Moreh, Tengnoupal district and Robert Hmar, 23, son of Darthangloui Hmar of Moreh, Tengnoupal district.

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Observing proper procedure, the vehicle was searched in the presence of civil witnesses and 70 soap cases reasonably believed to be brown sugar were seized. The items were sealed as per procedure and sampling would be done before the magistrate.

A regular FIR 61(04) 2022 CCP-PS u/s 21/29/60(3) NDPS has been lodged for further investigation

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First published:21 Apr 2022, 7:40 pm

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Churachandpur Correspondent

Churachandpur Correspondent

Churachandpur district, Manipur

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