Imphal: In continuation of the police activities carried out under the “war on drugs”, Imphal West Police commando seized contraband drugs including Brown Sugar and arrested three drug smugglers on two different occasions on Monday.
The arrested persons were identified as one Md Ajmir Hussain alias Ithem, 42, son of late Md Abdul Sattar; Md Ajmir Hussain, 28, son of Md Siraj Ahmed and Md Majid, 43, son of Md Yaima all from Lilong Leihaokhong Mathak Leikai.
A team of the district police commando acting on a reliable input after giving prior information to Thoubal district police detained them and Ajmir at their residences.
One yellow colour polythene packet containing brown sugar weighing around 1.32 kg including the weight of the plastic bag was found in their possession.
On questioning, both of them disclosed that they are drug peddlers and the said drugs were handed over to them by one Md Islauddin, son of late Md Nahakhomei of Lilong Turel Ahanbi Khongnang Makhong to sell to willing customers.
The two detained persons were arrested at the spot and seized the drugs and handed over to Lilong police station for necessary actions.
In another incident, a team of Imphal West district commando nabbed one drug trafficker, Majid, from Lilong Leihaokhong. A total of 1584 capsules of SPAS-OPAN C+ locally known as SP tablet; 45 bottles of ANREX-CP Cough Syrup containing codeine phosphate IP 10mg (100ml each) and one mobile phone were seized from his possession.
He further disclosed to the police that he procured the recovered articles illegally from one Md Ayub, 38, son of Md Soukat Ali of Lilong Lou Manga for selling to users. He is into the drug smuggling business for a long time, police said.
The arrested person along with the seized items were handed over to Lilong Police station for taking further necessary action.