Imphal, June 16 2022: A team of Narcotic and Affairs of Border Manipur arrested one Police Constable along with three kilogram of brown sugar from Purum Likli along Imphal Saikul road yesterday at around 3.40 pm.
According to credible sources, a team of NAB Manipur acting on specific information about the illegal transportation of banned drug items along Imphal Saikul road rushed to the spot and carried out a surprise frisking and checking drive at Purum Likli area.
The NAB team led by Additional SP of NAB Soibam Sachidananda conducted the drive under the command of NAB SP K Meghachandra, during which one person coming in a suspicious manner in a two wheeler was detained for verification.
On spot verification, the detained person was identified as Seilenthang Kilong (32), s/o Thangkhosat Kilong of Thangkanphai Village Saikul and he is a Police Constable posted at Reserved Line of Bishnupur police.
Reportedly, three kilogram of brown sugar was seized from his possession.
Seilenthang Kilong was arrested on the spot and from him two mobile phones, Police ID card issued by SP Bishnupur and one Activa were also seized by observing necessary formalities.
A case has been registered by NAB Manipur.
It may be mentioned that Thoubal Police had recently busted a brown sugar manufacturing unit at Moijing by a team of Bishnupur District Police and seized a huge quantity of suspected brown sugar weighing 222.85 Kgs from the spot along with many substances suspected to be ingredients used in manufacturing brown sugar.
Chief Minister N Biren Singh has also awarded Rs 10 lakh to Kangpokpi police for seizing a large consignment of narcotics on two occasions.