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Shilchar based Bangali newspaper questions Manipur’s MLA Ashab Uddin’s nexus with drug mafia

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, April 8: A Shilchar based Bangali language daily newspaper has questioned if Manipur’s MLA Ashab Uddin who represent Jiribam Assembly constituency has nexus with Bangali drug mafias. The report appeared after  Ashab Uddin was was given reception by a person  who was arrested by Assam police time and again over drug haul case.
The news report said that MLA Ashab Uddin, the first Bangali MLA of Manipur Legislative Assembly, now appointed as Parliamentary secretary to the N Biren Singh led Government was seen attending a reception function on April 4 at New Ram Nagar area under Sonia Assembly constituency of Assam in Chachar district. It said the reception programme was organised by Gulam Owajid Barbhuiya @ Tinku of the same locality at his residence.
The report added that  Gulam Owajid Barbhuiya @ Tinku is marked as drug mafia by the locality and he wa arrested many times by Assam Police in the connection. The reception function was also reportedly attended by Pradhan of Ram Nagar GP of Assam , Mumimur Raman Bhabhuiya @ Mumin. He was also interrogated by police time and again before becoming Phradhan of the area.
The way the Manipur Parliamentary Secretary Ashab Uddin showed intimacy with the two raised many questions on whether he had nexus with the two marked persons or not.
The report also added that drugs are smuggled to Sonia AC of Cachar from Nieghbouring country Myanmar through Moreh along Imphal Jiribam road.
The report however quoted source saying that both Gulam Owajid Barbhuiya @ Tinku and Mumimur Raman Bhabhuiya @ Mumin had stopped drug smuggling business however, intelligence source still believe that they might have still continue their old trade.
The report further said that MLA Ashab Uddin refuse to talk to reporters regarding the matter.   

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