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.