Manipur govt announces Rs 30 lakh cash reward for policemen

The Manipur government has announced a cash reward of Rs 30 lakh for the police personnel of Thoubal and Bishunpur districts for seizing a huge quantity of drugs in the state, an official said on Thursday.

A Home department statement said Rs 20 lakh would be given to at least 50 police personnel of Thoubal district including its Superintendent of Police, Sarangthem Ibomcha Singh for the seizure of 435.945 kg of brown sugar on October 29 at Moijing Awang locality. The district police had also busted a brown sugar laboratory.

It said Rs 10 lakh would be given to 44 policemen of Bishnupur district including Superintendent of Police L Priyadarshini for the seizure of approximately 74 kg of brown sugar from a car at Khordak Ichin locality on October 28. PTI