1.336 Kilograms of suspected Heroin (No. 4) powder and 9.151 Kilograms of suspected WY tablets were detected and seized by team of Kakching Police from a police commando unit coming from Moreh on a Maruti Gypsy.
Kakching Police team on Monday morning seized a huge consignment of illegal drugs from a team of commandos who were posted in Moreh, the international border town between Manipur and Myanmar.
As per Superintendent of Kakching Police Shrey Vats, on Monday at around 7:30 am, 1.336 Kilograms of suspected Heroin (No. 4) powder and 9.151 Kilograms of suspected WY tablets were detected and seized by a team of Kakching Police.
The Kakching police seized the consignment of drugs from a Maruty Gypsy used by a team of commando (CDO) unit, Kakching which was posted in Moreh and now under orders of posting to Special CDO Unit, Khabeisoi. The vehicle was coming from Moreh via Kuraopokpi near St Joseph English School on National Highway-102.
The arrested personnel of the CDO team have been identified as (1) Hav. No 022007251 Kh Achouba Singh of MPTC presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching (team commander) (2) Rfn. No. 072006088 Th Subhash Chothe of 7th MR presently attached with CDO, Unit, Kakching (3) C/No. 1801203 Y.Dineshwar Meitei of Imphal West District presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching (4) Rfn. No. 062010650 M Premchandra Singh of 6th MR presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching and (5) Rfn. No. 062010801 N Dorendrajit Singh of 6th MR presently attached with CDO Unit, Kakching respectively.
The detained persons along with the vehicle were searched after observing legal formalities. From the vehicle, 100 (hundred) soap cases containing suspected Heroin No.4 powder and 8 bundles of suspected WY tablets with each bundle containing approximately 10,000 tablets. Upon weighing, the suspected Heroin No. 4 powder was found to be 1.336 Kilograms and suspected WY tablets were found to weight 9.151 Kilograms respectively. A cash amount of Rs. 80,000/- (rupees eighty thousand only) was seized from the accused person namely Hav. No 022007251 Kh Achouba Singh.
The arrested police personnel along with the seized articles were handed over to OC, Kakching Police Station for taking up further necessary legal action.
The detection and seizure was executed by combined teams of Subedar S Birla Singh, OC, CDO Unit, Kakching, Subedar Ksh Prakash Singh of CDO Unit, Kakching and SI K Mothilphun Dangsawa of Pallel Police Station under the supervision of Binoy Chongtham, MPS Addl. SP (Ops) Kakching and A Romendro Singh, MPS, Additional SP (CPCR) attached with District Police, Kakching and under the overall Supervision of Shrey Vats, IPS, Superintendent of Police, Kakching, said a note released by the police.
Meanwhile, in a press briefing the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president K Meghachandra while commenting on the seizure of huge consignment of drugs from the commando unit team by police took on the Manipur government by asking “Is the War on Drugs of BJP government in Manipur a hoax?”
Press briefing by @meghachandra_k, PCC President in front of the SP Office, Kakching Dist. on the seizure of huge amount of Drugs from CDO team, Manipur Police by a special team of CDO, Manipur Police at Pallel Check Post, Kakching.
Is War on Drugs of BJP Govt in Manipur a hoax? pic.twitter.com/JHeiLRi2lF
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