Four drug peddlers arrested in Thoubal

The arrested four persons, seized 21 soap cases containing suspected heroin weighing 295 grams, one Honda Civic Ivetect have been handed over to Thoubal Police Station for necessary legal action.


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Thoubal police arrested four drug peddlers including two women on Monday.

According to police source, the arrested drug peddlers have been identified as Md Shah Rukh Khan, 21, son of Md Zakir Hussain of Lilong Haoreibi Sambrukhong, Wahengbam Jiten Singh, 45, son of (Late) W Modhugol Singh of Sekmaijing Mamang Leikai, Kakching district and his wife Wahengbam (o) Subha Devi, 37, along with one Nemneichong Harkin, 30, wife of TS Jamkhopao Haokip, a resident of Moreh Ward No (9).

During the frisking at around 3 pm, one suspected car, dark grey in colour coming towards Khongjom from Imphal was intercepted. The persons in the car identified themselves as Md Shahrukh Khan, W Jiten Singh and Nemneichong Harkin.

While searching the car a bag containing 11 soap cases suspected to contain heroin and a sum of Rs 64,250 along with three mobile phones were recovered. From the disclosure of Nemneichong Harkip, 10 more soap cases of suspected heroin were recovered from the house of Md Shahrukh Khan.

The arrested four persons, seized 21 soap cases containing suspected heroin weighing 295 grams, one Honda Civic Ivetect  (dark grey in colour) bearing registration number MN 06/LA-7253 have been handed over to Thoubal Police Station for necessary legal action, the source informed.

First Published:March 1, 2021, 10:18 p.m.

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