IFP Editorials: Finding out who are the powerful patrons or drug-lords behind the lucrative drug business should be the main focus of crackdown on drugs menace.
The arrested two and the seized drugs were handed over to Porompat police station for further investigation, police said.
IFP Editorial: The shift of poppy cultivation in areas of Manipur could have been a direct fallout of the diminishing trend in the Golden Triangle and Myanmar. Yet, if all of the hills are under poppy cultivation, it would only be a tiny fraction of the global drug production.
The arrested person was identified as one Buyamayum Shahabuddin ,31, son of Buyamayum Kayamuddin of Hiyangthang Pallak.
The arrested person has been identified as one Khumallambam Dhiren Singh, 53, son of (Late) Kh Ningthemjao Singh of Nongpok Lourembam Awang Leikai, Thoubal district.
Forty-two plastic vials containing suspected heroin powder, seven SP tablets, two empty soap cases suspected to be used for packing heroin powder, 457 empty plastic vials and a cash amount of Rs 13,000 were seized, police said.
Heroin powder worth Rs 55.2 lakh in the international market was seized from six drug traffickers by the Imphal East Police.
The arrested persons along with the seized items were handed over to Irilbung police station for further necessary legal action.
The two cops have been suspended and departmental action is being initiated against them.
The seized drugs were transported from Motbung towards Sangaiyumpham at Wangbal Khongnang Makhong, police sources said.
The drug was seized during frisking and checking at Bualkot Check Post, Singat sub-division.
The arrested person hails from Kangpokpi
A team of district police commando, Bishnupur seized 46 boxes of suspected heroin weighing about 644 grams during a search operation.
The contraband drugs were recovered from the house of one Md Abdullah, 28, Md Tomba son of late Md Rashid Ahamad of Lilong Haorou Hangamthabi.
The Assam Rifles has executed infrastructure development project for Mangkang Village, Chandel,
Two men arrested with 760 gram of heroin from Napatjunction of Sugnu-Sangaikot-Kumbi road on July 9 have been sent to fifteen days judicial custody by Special Judge ND&PS Court, Bishnupur, on Tuesday.