Imphal June 29,
As one of the biggest drug haul in the history of Manipur NAB busted a Brown sugar factory and seized drugs worth over one billion Rupees in International Market.
Speaking to media persons SP of Narcotics and Affairs of Border W. Basu said that with specific information, today around 4 in the morning a combined team of NAB and Thoubal police led by NAB additional SP Th. Brinda , OC B. Rishikesh Sharma and Thoubal Additional SP S. Sachidananda under the supervision of NAB SP assisted by Anjuman, Lilong busted a huge brown sugar factory at the residence of one Md. Matalip from Lilong Dam.
The combine team seized 111.915 kgs of Heroin Brown Powder from the factory. Basu further said that they have arrested three persons in relation with the case. The three arrested culprits were identified as one Md. Matalip 40 years son of Md Amu from Lilong Dam where the factory was set up at his residence, his wife Mrs. Samim Pusham 35 years and Md Serajuddin Mohammad 29 years son of Md Ibungo from Lilong Kaleikhong, Thoubal District.
Also several chemicals, equipments and tools used for the manufacturing of Heroin Brown sugar were recovered from the factory site and were seized.
A case has been registered at NAB police station and the investigation is going on.
Meanwhile around 4.35 pm yesterday evening a team of NAB, Manipur arrested three persons for illegal possession of opium which is worth over Rupees five lakhs in the international market from Hongkhong Veng Village, Sugnu.
The arrested person were identified as Paosienlal Tungdim 32 yrs son of late Mangsuanpok Tungdim from Gelngai village Chandel, Mangnu Tungdim 55 years from from Gelngai village Chandel and Aaron Nangsha 37 years son of Kothou Nangsha from Lamkhai Chandel.
A case has also been registered and further investigation has been going on.