Imphal: Manipur Police, as a follow up of the investigation to the recent busting of a Brown Sugar factory on June 14 at Moijing Mina Bazaar by Thoubal District Police, so far arrested five persons of the drug racket.
On June 14 one Thoubalmayum Ahamadi Bibi, 48, wife of Th. Kadimur alias Kadim along with massive seizure of brown sugar.
The five persons arrested were Bembem, 28, wife of Md Tamijur Rahaman alias Ningthou of Moijing Mina Bazar; Zamzam, daughter of Thoubalmayum Ahamadi Bibi; Rahena, 39, wife of Md Idrish Khan of Kiyam Siphai Leitanpok Leikai; Md Fazlur Rahaman alias Abbas, 41, son og Rejoul Haque of Lilong Leihaokhong; and Md. Noor, 28, son of Md Tomei of Moijing Awang Leikai.
Bembem was arrested on June 21 from Thoubal Wangmataba, Zamzam on June 22 from Porompat, Rahena on June 23 from Moijing Leingoijil, Md Fazlur Rahaman on June 24 from Kakwa Naorem Leikai and Md. Noor was arrested on June 27 from Moijing Mina Bazaar.
Massive efforts are still on to arrest of other involved members of this drug manufacturing racket as well as suppliers, financiers, drug dealers and transporters, a police report said.
House searches are also being conducted on a daily basis at suspected hideouts at Moijing area and other locations to detect drugs and also to look out for those involved persons and suspects who are still absconding from the police, it added.