Imphal, Oct 11
In yet another drive, a team of Thoubal district Police seized huge quantity of drugs hidden in a hole built beneath the ground using Sintex from Lilong area yesterday evening.
Briefing media persons SP, Thoubal District, Dr.S.Ibomcha said that yesterday at around 7 pm based on a specific input about the presence of drug peddlars, two police team raided the residence of one Md.Abdur [email protected] (32) S/o.(L)Md.Tomba and Md.Momin Khan(27) S/o.(L)Md.Tomba of Lilong Tairenmakhong.
The two teams of Lilong Police Station led by Inspector Oinam Ajit Singh assisted by SI Md.Isha Khan and ASI Laishram Tikendro of Lilong P.S. accompanied by volunteers of All Lilong Anti-Drug Association(ALADA) and ANJUMAN rushed to the said house at Lilong Tairen Makhong.
“ On reaching the house at around 8:30 pm our police team and the volunteers of ALADA and ANJUMAN cordoned the two houses very strictly and the said two houses share one common courtyard”, SP Ibomcha said.
He further said that the police team called out the family members of the house of Md.Momin Khan of Lilong Tairen Makhong. The door of the house was locked from inside and despite of asking several times to open the door the family members did not open the door of the house for about 10 minutes in a very suspicious manner. Later one individual who later identified himself as Md.Momin Khan (27)opened the door. Then the police team started searching the syntax (containing water) inside the kitchen of the house found one yellowish transparent polythene containing some blue colour capsules suspected to be SP capsules and some some suspected N-10 tablets floating inside the syntax. Then the police team picked up the said tablets and on counting the blue colours capsules found 42 nos. of suspected SP capsules and 36 nos. of suspected N-10 tablets (cut off from the strips). The said drugs were seized on the spot and arrested Md.Momin Khan on the spot.
After that the police team move on to the house of Md.Abdur [email protected] Linthoi(32) S/o (L)Md.Tomba of Lilong TairenMakhong, which was previously kept cordoned by the police team and seized huge quantity of drugs (SP tablets 765 nos.) hidden in an iron box.
At the kitchen a gunny bag containing a transparent polythene plastic containing 5,498(five thousand four hundred and ninety eight) white colour small tablets suspected to be Pseudoephidrine Cough syrups marked as Bolirex-New were found.
At the front room of the house one Syntex embedded beneath the ground of the bed of the room wherehuge quantity of Cough syrup bottles marked as Bolirex-were hidden. A person identified as Md.Abdur [email protected] (32) S/o.(L)Md.Tomba was arrested in connection with the seizure of the drugs.
On follow up action the police arrested two of his associates namely Md.Nawaz @ Boycha (19) S/o.Md.Sirajur of Lilong Turel Ahanbi Boroi Makhong and Md.Aziz @ Abungo (20) S/o.Md.Abdul Hasim of Lilong Turel Ahanbi Boroi Makhong.
A case has been registered at Lilong Police Station against the accused persons.
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]