Manipur: Two including Myanmarese held with arms

Imphal, May 20 2022: A combined team of Bishnupur commando and a column of 31 Assam Rifle of Loktak Battalion arrested two persons including a Myanmar National along with arms and ammunition from Torbung Bazar in Bishnupur district while another team of Bishnupur police seized 1.06 kg of opium from Leimatak, today.

The seized arms and ammunition include five 0.32 MK-II pistols along with 10 magazines and five live rounds.

Addressing the media at Bishnupur today, Additional SP (Ops) M Roni said that the combined team carried out intensified checking at Torbung areas on receiving specific inputs about transportation of arms from Churachandpur towards Moirang side today.

Saying that one Maruti Dzire with two occupants was detained for verification during the drive, the police officer maintained that the duo was identified as T Kamminthang (42), s/o (L) Ginsuan of Tongciin, Tonzang, Myanmar staying at Lungthul village, Churachandpur and Thangbiaklal Ngaihte (35), s/o Lalmalsawm of Nehru Marg, CCpur.

The combined team found the arms and ammunition on checking the car, he said.

They have been handed over to Moirang police station along with the seized items.

The Bishnupur police also arrested a 23 year old woman along with 1.06 kilograms of opium from Leimatak tri junction, today, M Roni said and informed that the woman has been identified as Nengneihat Haokip alias Hatneo Haokip (23), d/o (L) Haopu Haokip of Tungjang village.

The arrested woman has been handed over to police.

Cough syrup seized: Thoubal police arrested one person along with 8812 cough syrup bottles from Lilong Athoukhong, today.

According to source, the police team raided the house of Makakmayum Baharul Islam (26) at Athoukhong Mamang Leikai on learning that a shipment of contraband items had been transported to Lilong.

During the raid, 8812 cough syrup bottles in 25 sacks were found concealed in one truck loaded with sand, said the sources and added that Makakmayum Baharulislam has been handed over to Lilong police station along with the seized items including the truck.

A case has also been registered.

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