Three persons arrested with 1,180 bottles of Torvorex codeine cough syrup in Imphal

The seized cough syrup is estimated to be worth Rs.2,36,000 in local value.

Combined teams of Narcotic Cell, Imphal East, 38 Assam Rifles Khurkhul and members of Yumkhaibam Athletic Development Association (YADA) arrested three persons with Torvorex codeine cough syrup from Kyamgel Oinam Loukol on Tuesday evening.

As per police source, 1,180 bottles of Torvirex' codeine cough syrup (100ml) and one Chevrolet UVA car bearing registration no. ASOIAH-6396 were seized from the arrested persons.

The arrested persons are Salim Malik, 41years, son of Abdul Salam from Khergao Chandam, Imphal East, Anish Shah, 37 years, son of late Karim Shah from Lilong Turel Ahanbi and Yahiya Khan, 49 years, son of  late Helaluddin Khan from Lilong Haoreibi Makha Leikai.

The cough syrup was seized from the possession of Salim Malik, whereas Anish Shah and Yahiya Khan were carry men. The seized cough syrup is estimated to be worth Rs. 2,36,000 in local value.

The arrested persons and seized articles will be handed over to OC Irilbung Police station for taking up necessary legal action against them. 

First Published:March 17, 2021, 6:44 p.m.

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