Manipur continues the War on Drugs crippling the drug cartels and their businesses. The State Government will never allow such nasty and dreadful activity to continue: CM Biren
Three drug peddlers were arrested and drugs seized from their possession by a NAB team along Imphal-Dimapur national highway on Friday.
The arrested accused persons along with recovered items were handed over to officer in-charge of Moirang Police Station and a regular case has been registered at the police station for further investigation, said police.
A police team on Wednesday busted a drug manufacturing unit at Yairipok in Thoubal district and seized huge quantity of suspected brown sugar and opium worth Rs 90 crore in the international market.
The arrested cop identified as MD Mujibur Rahman has been working as Manipur Police head constable posted in Tamenglong district.
IFP Editorial: Merely rewarding policemen for seizure of drugs and couriers is not enough. The main focus should be on investigation of the drugs which found its way into the hands of the law-enforcing agencies and in finding out who are the powerful patrons or drug-lords behind this lucrative business.
A case has been registered at NAB Manipur Police Station
After a post-mortem was conducted at RIMS, the body was handed over to the family members
The accused Sinam Shambhu of Kakching Lamkhai, Kakching district was arrested in connection with two FIRs registered at Thoubal and Kaching police station under NDPS Act.
A combined team of police forces raided the house of one couple at Lilong Tharaorok and seized brown sugar and a car among other items.
The seized narcotics along with the foreign-origin motorcycle were handed over to Moreh Police.
A team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) arrested the two drug peddlers and seized four packets of 40,000 WY tablets from their possession in Imphal
Fifteen soap cases and one plastic packet containing suspected heroin No.4 powder were recovered.
IFP Editorial: It does not take a genius to imagine the inside world of the drug smuggling business. The powers that be are always involved directly or as patrons and the business thrives. But, it is mostly speculations or insinuations and evidences rarely comes forth.
The operation by the Imphal East Police team on Tuesday was assisted by the members of Young Athletic Development Association (YADA) of Khergao
The seized drugs were transported from Motbung towards Sangaiyumpham at Wangbal Khongnang Makhong, police sources said.
If the people fail to root out the drugs issue from the state now, then the state will be completely engulfed by drugs in the next few years, MLA Joykisan said.
The government has launched its ‘War on Drugs’ mission to curb the drug issues in the state but the drugs business and related issues are increasing day by day, said Manipur Assembly Speaker Yumnam Khemchand
Forceful or arbitrary pick up of drug users or persons under recovery by private de-addiction centers has become a common trend nowadays, said convener of DUFHRJ, Salam Berlin.
Opium worth Rs 4,22,25,000 crore in the international market and Rs 19.85 lakh cash were seized from the house of one person by the Imphal West Police on Saturday.
A team of Moreh police and commandos conducted frisking and checking of vehicles at the check post of Moreh Police near Kongdong Lairembi of Chikim Village.
The rehabilitation and reformation centre will be run with full infrastructure along with specialist doctors for treatment.
Manipur has as many as 24,000 children-cum-adolescent population using various forms of drugs, according to Keisham Pradip, a former member of the Manipur Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPCR).
The brown sugar laboratory that was busted on Wednesday is located at Chesam Muslim Mayai Leikai, Imphal West.
For slogan contest, Salam Denilson of Shining Star, Toubul, Elangbam Ganga of Shining Star School, Hemam Karuna of Innovative Academy stood first, second and third prizes respectively.
During the seminar, recommendations were made for treatment of drug addiction, motivation and encouragement for treatment and early prevention up to the age of 18 years.
The run, organised by the Heirok Athletic Union under the aegis of Athelitics Association of Manipur, was the first of its kind held to fight the menace of drugs in Manipur.
The programme aimed to sensitise the local volunteers on the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985
The drug peddler was arrested from Kanglatombi Bazar Board, Imphal West along with 2.1 kg of WY tablets.
Manipur Social Welfare director Ngangom Uttam said that in order to overcome the war on drugs, people need to study the root causes of drug abuse and how to combat it successfully.
The minister was addressing a programme on ‘Sensitisation of Students on Psychoactive Substance Use with a Musical Concert’ at BOAT, Palace Compound on Saturday
Multi-disciplinary approach and concerted efforts needed to address drugs menace in Manipur, said Dr RK Lenin Singh.
The programme was attended by SP of Thoubal district, S Ibomcha as chief guest and zilla Parishad of Wangkhem, Khundrakpam Sobha as president.
'Drugs users should be brought to the Integrated Rehabilitation Centre for Addicts to avail free treatment and counseling services'.
Thoubal Police had already arrested five accused persons and seized many types of equipment, chemicals used in the manufacturing of heroin brown sugar.
Arms and ammunition were seized during a search operation at Oinam Mayang Pat area, while two women drug peddlers were arrested in Kakching.
Expressing worry that drug menace will destroy the society, the SP appealed to those involved in the drug business to stop it immediately.
As many as 97 Soap Caps of Brown Sugar weighing 1.164 kg were found hidden inside eight new blankets in a trunk box
A case has been registered at Moirang-PS
The campaign against poppy plantations would begin from the first week of November.
A total of 150 houses were searched and about 400 persons including 10 bailout persons were verified.
The seizure included a mini Tata Ashok Leyland truck.
Six packets of heroin number 4 weighing about 3.45 kilogram was recovered from the cabin of a truck.
District level Nasha Mukt Bharat Campaign Committee organised an awareness and education programme on ‘Prevention of Substance and Alcohol Abuse’ in relation to Nasha Mukt Bharat Campaign at Ngangnou Bazaar, Lilong Haoreibi Mayai Leikai, Thoubal district.
The apprehended individual along with the recovered contraband were handed over to Moreh police station for further legal action.
The arrested drug peddlers along with the seized articles were handed over to Thoubal police station for further necessary legal action and investigation of the case.
An awareness programme on ‘drugs and substance abuse’ was held at Khangabok Awang Leikai in Thoubal district on Wednesday.
The programme was organised by Community Network for Empowerment (CoNE) and supported by Coalition Plus.
A bike used by the two arrested persons has been seized, the police said.
A case has been registered against the arrested at NAB police station for further necessary action.
The programme was organised by the members of the Nasha Mukt Bharat Campaign on Saturday.
The accused persons filed their bail application in January stating that they were falsely implicated in the said case and there was no recovery of any narcotic drugs from their possession.
The IPAK also appealed to the state government to punish all involved in any activities related to drugs and other illegal activities
The arrest and seizure took place in different operations at different places, including Machi, Moltuk, Kakching and Senapati
A campaign was held in support of drug victims and the organisers carried out silent protests and car rallies in Imphal.
The NAB team recovered Heroine and cash amount of Rs 4 lakh from the possession of the arrested.