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CM N Biren Singh on a warpath against drugs, 3 major rackets busted in 24 hours

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh is proving time and again that his government will not be lenient towards drug traffickers. Well, the state busted three major drug rackets. The

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh is proving time and again that his government will not be lenient towards drug traffickers. Well, the state busted three major drug rackets. The seizures were made in a span of just 24 hours.

In the first instance, a team of West Commando and Wangoi Police Station arrested three drug peddlers, including one female, and seized 24 plastic vials of suspected heroin powder weighing 23 grams. Besides, the team also seized 320 empty plastic vials and Rs 90,000 cash suspected to be proceeds of selling the contraband.

Subsequently, a combined team of Jiribam Police and Narcotics Cell of Jiribam arrested one person identified as Mohammad Azamir from Sora Mamang Mayai Leikai, and seized 25 cases of brown sugar weighing around 312.62 grams. A Toyota Innova car was also seized during the operation.

Likewise, another team of Manipur Police arrested one peddler along with 4 soap cases containing heroin from the eastern side of Kyamgei Pal Ahanbi Thong, Apart from this, another peddler was arrested with 3 soap cases and 94 plastic vials containing 63 grams of heroin.

It may be mentioned here that after taking charge for the secoind time CM N Biren SDingh had declared war against drugs 2.0 and drugs worth Rs 15 crore have been seized so far since the first day of government formation.

First Published: 27th March, 2022 18:48 IST

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