Two individuals who were involved in many criminal activities were arrested by a team of Thoubal district commando on Wednesday.
The two individuals are identified as Md Rashid Ali, 32, son of Md Kheiruddin of Moijing Awang Leikai and Md Firoj Khan, 39, son of Md Ajijur Rahaman of Yairipok Kekru Makha Leikai.
It is reported that Rasid was caught along with one car (Alto) which is suspected to have been used in drug smuggling cases.
During interrogation, Rasid disclosed that his brother, Md Abbas Ahamad alias Masatana, 35 years, along with his associates Md Imran, 28, son of Md Ziauddin of Lilong Leihaokhong Leinung Hotel and Firoj have been involved in vehicle thefts, illegal manufacturing of brown sugar, transportation of chemicals used in it and financing of such illegal activities.
Following his disclosure some equipments and chemicals used in brown sugar manufacturing which were kept concealed by Abbas and his associates were recovered from an area at Arapti Komla Ingkhol.
Firoz was also arrested, but however, Abbas and Imran are still evading police arrest. A case has been registered at Thoubal police station.