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Crackdown on Drugs: 5 Manipur Police personnel arrested

First Published: 16th January, 2023 15:50 IST

Teams of Kakching police made the seizure from a Maruti Gypsy of a team of Commando Unit, Kakching which was posted in Moreh

Amid the Manipur government’s intensified crackdown on drugs, Manipur police today seized drugs from a police vehicle and arrested 5 “black sheep” personnel.

Teams of Kakching police made the seizure from a Maruti Gypsy of a team of Commando Unit, Kakching which was posted in Moreh and now under orders of posting to Special CDO Unit, Khabeisoi.

Police sources said that they were coming from Moreh at Kuraopokpi near St. Joseph English School on NH 102.

KAKCHING SP SHREY VATS BRIEFS NEWSPERSONS ABOUT THE DRUGS SEIZURE

The arrested personnel of the CDO teams are-

(1) Hav Kh. Achouba Singh of Manipur Police Training College presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching (team commander)

(2) Rfn Subhash Chothe of 7th MR presently attached with CDO, Unit, Kakching

(3) Y. Dineshwar Meitei of Imphal West District presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching

(4) Rfn M. Premchandra Singh of 6th MR presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching and

(5) Rfn N. Dorendrajit Singh of 6th MR presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching

The detained persons along with the said vehicle were searched after observing legal formalities. From the vehicle, 100 (hundred) soap cases containing suspected Heroin No.4 powder and 8 bundles of suspected WY tablets with each bundle containing approx 10,000 tablets were seized.

The Heroin No. 4 powder was found to be 1.336 Kilograms and suspected WY tablets were found to weight 9.151 Kilograms respectively. A cash amount of Rs. 80,000/- was seized from the accused person namely Kh. Achouba Singh.

The arrested persons along with the seized articles have been handed over to OC, Kakching Police Station for taking up further necessary legal action.

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