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Another heroin/ brown Sugar manufacturing factory busted by combine security force

IT News

Imphal, Dec 3

In yet another mission of the war on drugs, Thoubal police team tactfully traced a location of  Heroin (brown sugar) manufacturing laboratory in the district and busted it seizing all equipments and materials use for producing psychotropic contraband items on Monday.

The entire operation was carried out under the strict supervision of Thoubal district SP  Dr. S. lbomcha Singh. The seized items used for manufacturing the contraband drugs including Heroin and Brown Sugar were displayed in front of media persons today at Thoubal Police station

Talking to media persons SP Dr. Ibomcha said that acting on an information of running of an illegal Heroin (brown sugar) manufacturing laboratory at the residence of Ningkhangam Awungshi (39) s/o Late Sangchuti Awungshi of Sada Khumbi village under Nongpok Sekmai Police Station, a combine team of Thoubal Police and 26 Assam Rifles troopers conducted a special operation at around 2 pm of Monday. 

Sachidananda Soibam, MPS, Addl SP(OPS)/ThoubaI‚  Th. Deshorjit Singh, MPS, Addl.SP(L&O)‚ lnspt. N. Sadananda Singh, OC CDO-Thoubal, Inspector K. Premkumar Mangang, OC/Nongpok Sekmai PS and a column of 26 AR led by Major Vikash Rana of Chandrakhong COB, F-Coy conducted the operation.

On searching the house in presence of the Gazetted Police Officer witness Sachidananda Soibam, MPS, Addl SP(OPS)/Thoubal‚ the police team found two large plastic sacks containing suspected contraband Heroin (Brown sugar) and items which are used in manufacturing the contraband drugs items.

Articles seized included 14.316 kgs of suspected brown sugar contained inside one plastic sack marked “Hasina Man Jayegea followed by Kanniya Trading company”, 26.305 Kgs of suspected brown sugar contained inside one plastic sack marked “white crystal sugar”, Four rubber hand gloves,  One white cloth,  127 number of empty Tobacco cane, One triple khaki colour, Two wooden pressing board machines and Three plastic sheets.

Dr. Ibomcha further said that on the follow up action, from the disclosure of Ningkhangam Awungshi (39) s/o Late Sangchuti Awungshi of Sada Khumbi village, the combined team including FSL, Pangei team rushed to the house of Wungreingam Awungshi (45) S/0(L) Shangchuti Awungshi of Sada Khumbi Village. On searching the residence and surrounding‚ the police team found two polythene bags containing suspected contraband Heroin (Brown sugar) from the back side of the house and items which are used in manufacturing the contraband drugs items.

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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