Imphal, Feb 7
When heated arguments are going on the credibility of Manipur Police after state cabinet resolved to replace Assam Rifles at Khudengthabi Check post by State police, in the aftermath of an incident at which a lady IPS officer was reportedly harassed by a personnel of the AR at the Check post on January 19, state police team under the supervision of Thoubal District Police SP Dr. Ibomcha, seized huge quantity of contraband WY tablet from an Assam Rifle personnel.
Yengkhom Bikram Singh, personnel of 6th Assam Rifles (recently shifted to Arunachal Pradesh from Manipur) was caught while smuggling contraband drugs popularly known as WY tablets worth over Rs. Two lakh at Wangjing area in Imphal-Moreh route yesterday evening at around 8.30 pm. Police source said that the contraband drugs were seized while checking a silver colour Maruti Swift car, at which he was driving towards Imphal .
“Yesterday i.e. 6/02/2020 at around 8.30 pm, our QRT team of CDO Thoubal at Wangjing Bazar on the Imphal- Moreh highway while conducting random checking of vehicles detained one car Maruti Swift Dzire silver in colour, bearing registration number MN 01AG 2307. On proper checking found one black airbag in the back of the car. On opening the airbag found 23 packets containing 2,30,000 (2 lakhs 30 thousand) WY tablets in total. The detained person is found to be a personnel of 6th Assam Rifles(recently shifted to Arunachal Pradesh from Manipur), GD number 5003963 M, namely Yengkhom Bikram Singh(35 yrs) s/o Y. Chandramohon @ Mohon Singh of Kakching Moirangthem Leikai, presently posted”, media intercepted the communication sent by the QRT team of Manipur Police to their higher authority.
It is not mentioned on how the AR personnel crossed the Khudengthabi Check post and others located along the route with the huge quantity of Contraband drugs.