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Two arrested, 1.015 kg brown sugar seized in Thoubal

A team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) arrested two persons along with 1.015 kg suspected brown sugar from Yairipok Khoirom, Thoubal district at around 1.45 pm Tuesday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 9 Nov 2022, 12:39 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

Two persons were arrested and 1.015 kg suspected brown sugar seized from their possession during a frisking and checking conducted by a team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) from Yairipok Khoirom, Thoubal district, along Kasom road, at around 1.45 pm Tuesday.

The police said the arrested persons have been identified as one Thangneo Vaiphei, 35, son of Ginlian Vaiphei of Khumunnom village (Horton Vaiphei Village), Kangpokpi District and Lenpu Vaiphei, 35, son of Mangneo Suantak of Nongamaiching Tampak (Haokhong Village), Senapati district.

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The team also seized one black colour Kenbo bike 125i without registration number and two mobile phones from their possession.

A case has been registered at NAB police station and the two accused are remanded in seven-day police custody till November 15, the police said.

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Further investigation has been taken up for investigation and to find out the link and source of the suspected drug and Kenbo bike.

In December last year, the government had issued an order to ban Kenbo bike in Kamjong sub-division, Kamjong as many locals of the border area are using the bike due to its better efficiency and maintenance cost. The order also mentioned that possession of Kenbo bike without valid documents is illegal.

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