N Biren Singh stressed that the government will not, under any circumstances, compromise in the fight against drugs
N. Biren Singh, the chief minister of Manipur, has issued a warning to anyone engaged in the production of illegal drugs or poppy plants. Strong action would be taken against anybody found engaging in illicit activity, according to CM N Biren Singh. Further, Shri N Biren Singh stressed that the government will not, under any circumstances, compromise in the fight against drugs.
Two people, 20.27 kg of poppy seeds, four unregistered Kenbo bikes built in Myanmar, and two single-barreled firearms were seized from Old Boljang village in the Lhungtin subdivision, according to CM Biren Singh. Ngamginsei Singson (20) and Lelen Khongsai (32) have been named as the two people detained.
CM N Biren Singh (file Photo)
“Our administration faces a serious problem as a result of these illicit operations. We ask people to stop engaging in such criminal activity,” CM said. On 9 March, Thursday, a drug production facility was discovered in Manipur’s Imphal East district, and two people were detained, according to the police.In the raid in Yairipok Changamdabi near the Andro police station, various substances were also confiscated, including heroin, psychoactive opium, and brown sugar, they claimed.
According to Senior Superintendent of Police Haobijam Jogeshchandra Singh, police raided the home of one Khulakpam Abdul Ali after receiving a tip. Ali was detained after a total of 906 grams of heroin, 936 grams of psychoactive opium, and 0.5 grams of brown sugar were found, the source claimed. Upon questioning by the police, Ali admitted that he obtained the drugs from a local resident named Khuleibam Muhamuddin.
After that, when the police arrived at Muhamuddin’s home, they were met by gunfire. Muhammaddin was subsequently taken into custody, while his son, Md. Naaman Khuleibam, allegedly escaped the scene. From the residence, police seized 1.491 kg of suspected brown sugar and lime used in drug manufacture.