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Rabi Takhellambam

Rabi Takhellambam

Rabi Takhellambam, a resident of Kairembikhok Mayai Leikai, ThoubaI District has been in the field of Journalism for more than 10 years. Rabi, is well known for his reporting from Thoubal side and Indo-Myanmar border. Rabi is also a member of All Manipur Working Journalist Union, the parent body of Journalist Union in Manipur. He can be contacted by email at [email protected]

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3 from Manipur arrested with Rs. 2.5 crores worth heroin in Meghalaya

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Shillong, Jan18

Three persons from Manipur have been arrested with Heroin worth around Rs.2.5 crores in Meghalaya.

According to the press a joint team of ANTE, Khliehriat PS, Lumshnong PS & Umkiang PP intercepted a Maroon cloud Maruti Suzuki Swift Car (ML-05-L-8177) at Khliehriat around 10:45pm of 15 January.

On thorough search of the vehicle 430.01 gms Heroin (packed in 40 soap boxes) with street value for more than 2.5 Crores was recovered.

All the occupants of the vehicle were detained for interrogation and later arrested. Their particulars are: (1). Thangsiam Haokip @ Robinson (24 yrs) S/o Kamzathang Haokip R/o M Songgel (2). Shri. T. Sonlian (22 yrs) S/o Paupi Tonsing R/o Zogam Bazar Zenhang Lamka, Churachandpur 3).Hatneikim Kuki (21 yrs) D/o- Yanglet Kuki R/o- M Songgel, Churachandpur, Manipur.

A case vide Khliehriat PS Case No. 6(1)2020 u/s 8(c)/21(c)/29 NDPS Act has been registered and investigation is going on.

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Police cracks gangster involving in organized crime

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Imphal, Jan 16

A team of state police successfully arrested three members of a gang involved in various organised criminal and anti social activities from various areas in Thoubal district yesterday. Those arrested were reported to have been mastermind in various criminal activities like vehicle theft, drug smuggling and financing in various illegal activities like manufacturing of heroin as well as supplying of chemicals for manufacturing of illegal drugs, said a police source.

How the police crack the modus operandi?

According to police source, a team of Thoubal Police Commando while frisking at Tangjeng area in Thoubal district intercepted Alto Car bearing registration number  MNO 5J 0079 riding in a suspicious manner at around 12.30 pm yesterday. When the police team stop and check the car the driver of the car namely Md. Rashid Ali (32) s/o Md. Kheiruddin of Moijing Awang Leikai failed to produce any valid documents of the car. The police team on suspicion after interrogating the driver came to know that the car was actually used for transportation of illegal drugs. The suspect also revealed to the police that his elder brother Md. Abbas Ahamad @ Masatana (35) along with his associates Md. Imran (28) s/o Md. Ziauddin of Lilong Leihaokhong Leinung Hotel and Md. Firoj Khan (39) s/o Md. Ajijur Rahaman of Yairipok Kekru Makha Leikai have been involved in vehicle thefts, illegal manufacturing of Heroin brown sugar, transportation of chemicals used in it and financing in such illegal activities. 

Follow up action:

On the revelation of the Md. Rashid Ali, the Thoubal police Commando immediately conducted search operation at Arapti Komla Ingkhol under Lilong Police Station. During the search operation the police team recovered some items/ equipments and chemicals used in brown sugar manufacturing which were kept concealed by the said Md. Abbas Ahamad and his associates. Md. Firoz Khan was later arrested from Yairipok Lamkhai. 

Md. Abbas Ahamad and  Md. Imran are still evading Police arrest.

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RNBA 3rd Children festival begins

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Jiribam, Jan 16

The Rongmei Community, which is one of the major tribe Community, is celebrating its 3rd Children festival of Rongmei Naga Baptist Association (RNBA) from January 15 till 18 at Namdailong Baptist Church, Cachar, Assam under the theme “Celebrating our future”.
On the opening ceremony Pouh. Rev. Mansi Gangmei, Executive Secretary, RNBA unfurled the flag followed by special song sung by Sunday school children of Namdailong and Ramgaijang.
The three days programme will showcase rich Rongmei children talent at the cultural events, tradition and many more.
Speaking at the sideline of programme Pouri Gangmei, Secretary 3rd Children festival RNBA stated that the three days programme was conducted under the Christian Education and Literature Department, RNBA.
The celebration was attended by 3000 children from Nungba, Assam and Khoupum regions.
He added that they have much hope on their children and young generation that are growing up and these children will brings laurels and brotherhood among Rongmei Community.

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CJM Thoubal directs CBI to conduct further investigation on extra judicial killing of Ningthoujam Thopchao in Manipur

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Imphal, Jan 15

Chief judicial Magistrate Thoubal has directed the SIT of CBI to further re-investigation of the case in connection with death of Ningthoujam Thopchao. The court  ruled for further investigation of the case which happened on February 1, 2007 at which a civilian Ningthoujam Thopchao  was killed after open firing by 172 battalion  BSF posted at then Nongpok Sekmai primary health centre and unknown miscreants. The final and closure report submitted to the CJM Thoubal was return back to the CBI for further investigation.

The Court directives comes today after a protest petition filed by the family members on December 30 last year in connection with the submission of the final report/ closure report submitted by CBI/ SIT on the ground of want of evidence in connection with the dead of one Ningthoujam Thopchao in alleged firing of 172 battalion BSF posted at that time at Nongpok Sekmai Primary Health Centre

The final report/ closure report was filed before the court of CJM Thoubal on March 13, 2019 after the investigation as per the direction from the Supreme Court of India to investigate the alleged fake encounter/ extra judicial killing in the hands of security personnel

The incident took place on February 1, 2007 at around 9.20 pm there was an open fire between 172 battalion BSF posted at Nongpok Sekmai Primary health Centre and unknown person and on that one civilian Ningthoujam Thopchao then 24 year old s/o Shamu of Nongpok Sekmai got bullet injuries and succumbed to his injury later.

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