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Last Updated: 4th April, 2022 12:32 IST

Manipur police arrest their own in connection to drug trade, 7 Cr worth contraband seized

At a time when Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has launched a massive war against drugs in the state, are there chinks in the armour coming to fore as

At a time when Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has launched a massive war against drugs in the state, are there chinks in the armour coming to fore as far as the state police department is concerned?

In a shocking incident, a police personnel has been arrested in connection with a massive seizure of brown sugar in the state’s Tengnoupal district.

The arrested cop has been identified as D Letkholun Haokip, who is a constable with the Churachandpur Police reserve Line.

Another individual identified as Ngamkhohao Haokip was also been arrested in connection with the case. The duo was caught red handed while transporting the contraband items, when their vehicle was frisked at the Tengnoupal checkpost.

 During the operation, at least 92 boxes of suspected brown sugar worth over Rs 7.60 crore were seized.
Although the Manipur police is not letting its guard down to check the menace of drugs trade, the involvement of a cop in such activities has raised serious concerns in the public.

First Published: 2nd April, 2022 18:53 IST

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