Updated on 16 Dec 2020, 5:25 pm
Imphal East district police arrested four drug peddlers along with heroin powder at three different occasions on Tuesday.
The drug peddlers have been identified as Yumkhaibam Aamir khan, 32, son of late Md Bashir Shamed of Khergao Yukhaibam Makha Leikai; Md Suraj pathan, 31, son of Md Haider Ali of Kshetri Bengoon Awang Leikai; Md Nawaj Khan, 18 , son of late Md Zalaluddin of Lilong Leihaokhong and Md Salman Khan, 27, son of late Mv Manouwar Ali of Sangaiyumpham Part-II.
Police reported that Aamir was arrested during frisking and checking by a team of district police Imphal East from Kshetri Awang Leikai, Imphal East at about 11.50 am on Tuesday. He was arrested along with 14 grams of heroin powder.
The operation was conducted under the supervision of SDPO, Lamlai police station, Ksh Rabikumar Singh and its officer-in-charge, narcotic cell, Imphal East Kh Devkumar along with two teams of narcotic cell, Imphal East.
The same police team in association with Youth Athletic Development Association (YADA) arrested Suraj and Nawaj during another frisking and checking at Top Khongnangkhong, Imphal East at about 1.40 pm of the same day.
During body search, one soap case of heroin powder weighing 15 grams was seized from the possession of Suraj.
At about 4.10 pm, the same police team along with YADA also arrested Salman along with two soap cases of heroin powder weighing 26 grams. He was arrested near Kiyamgei bridge which falls under Irilbung police station .
The arrestees along with the seizures have been handed over to Porompat police station and Irilbung police station for further necessary action.