Drugs Worth Over 31 Crores Seized From Manipur; 3 Held 

 

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As part of a massive anti-drug operation, a squad from KPI Police Station recently intercepted one Honda City vehicle and recovered large stash of narcotics concealed in a box.

According to reports, during routine frisking; the security forces confiscated 212 soap cases suspected to be Heroin No 4 stashed in a box. The total soap cases weighing 2.13 kgs were worth of Rs 63,60,000 in the local market; nevertheless it amounted to Rs 31,80,00,000 in the international market.

Meanwhile, the security forces have apprehended two persons for their alleged involvement into the offence. Identified as – Sonleisei Haokip and Jamgoulen Haokip; both the accused are residents of Churachandpur District. 

Following additional investigation, one Lunminthang Haokip (23) of Churachandpur Police was arrested for his role in the narcotics trade, and an unregistered Mahindra Thar was seized from his possession. 

Accordingly, a case has been registered for further necessary legal action. 

Taking to Facebook, the Manipur CM – N. Biren Singh wrote “War on Drugs 2.0A team of KPI PS while conducting random frisking intercepted one Honda City car and found a box containing 212 soap cases suspected to be Heroin No 4. The total soap cases weighing 2.13 kg were worth a value of Rs 63,60,000 in the local market and Rs 31,80,00,000 in the International market. Two persons have been arrested and identified as Sonleisei Haokip (23) of Sangaikot, CCP and Jamgoulen Haokip (21) of CCP.On further investigation, one Lunminthang Haokip (23) of CCP serving as the Head Constable of CCP Police was also arrested for involving in this drug menace and seized an unregistered Mahindra Thar from his possession.An FIR has been registered for further necessary legal action.”