Imphal: Churachandpur Police of Manipur on Saturday arrested one person from M. Songgel village and recovered Brown Sugar hidden in a toilet of a residence.
The arrested person was identified as Semkhogin Misao, 44, son of Hemngam of Tuidam village, Churachandpur.
He was nabbed when a police team acted on an information of some drug peddlers were about to transact drugs in M.Songgel area and conducted surveillance and enquiries in the area.
When the police team reached DC Veng, M.Songgel at the residence of one lady, Mary, 35, wife of L.Thangminlal Khongsai, Semkhogin Misao was found acting in a very suspicious manner.
When the house was conducted in the presence of SDM/CCP and M.Songgel village authority members. However, nothing incriminating was found in the house. On search of the toilet located outside the house, one black bag 33 some soap cases containing Brown Sugar were found.
The drug was found to weigh 416 gm excluding the weight of the soap case and seized in presence of SDM/CCP and M.Songgel village authority members in the evening.
Semkhogin Misao revealed the police that he had procured the suspected Brown Sugar from one person from Myanmar at the rate of Rs 7000 per soap case and hid it in the toilet of Thangminlal Khongsai.
Semkhogin Misao was arrested and a case has been registered for investigation under ND and PS Act.