War on Drugs: CM Biren announces Rs 15 lakh reward to Thoubal police team

The Manipur chief minister said that the police team will be rewarded with CM's commendation for succesfully busting two brown sugar manufacturing units at Lilong Nungei area.


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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Wednesday said that a sum of Rs 15 lakh will be rewarded along with CM's commendation to the Thoubal police team who busted two brown sugar manufacturing units at Lillong Nungei Khunou Mamang Leikai.

On Sunday, a team of commando Unit Thoubal, Thoubal Police station and Lilong Police station busted two Heroin  Brown Sugar Laboratories which have been running in the houses of Md Maneruddin, 49, son of Late Md Najeruddin and Md Manergul, 53, son of Late Md Najeruddin.  at Lilong Nungei Khunou Mamang leikai.

Superintendent of Police Thoubal S Ibomcha said that the police team could seize Heroin Brown Sugar powder (refined) weighing 505 grams,Opium-5 kg, Heroin Brown Sugar- 1051.25 kg, around 131 litres of morphinated liquid, four bottles of one kg capacity each of ammonium chloride, one Lime bag marked as star brand lime 9.85 kg, one pair of pressing boards, two iron clamps, two LPG cylinders, two gas stoves, three plastic tubs, four plastic brites, one aluminium tub, two aluminum pots and other items from the house of Md Maneruddin.

Further, from the house of Md. Manergul, Heroin Brown Sugar 53/20 kg, one pair of pressing boards, one plastic tub, one plastic brite and Rs 61,400 in cash were also seized.

The police team also seized four vehicles which were suspected to be used in transportation of drugs, the SP said, adding that three persons were arrested during the drive.

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First Published:March 10, 2021, 4:49 p.m.

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