IMPHAL, May 7: A personnel of the Lamphel Police nabbed by Khurai Thangjam Leirak locals with 16 SP capsules and a syringe was handed over to the Porompat Police Station.
Some locals who witnessed the incident said: “The incident happened in the afternoon at Khurai Thangjam Leirak when a constable of the Manipur Police bearing constable number 1901371 attached to the Lamphel Police, Moirangthem Surendro, 30, son of M Tombi of Uripok Bachaspati Leirak crashed his black Honda Activa on a car parked on the road. He was wearing his police uniform.”
After the constable crashed his two-wheeler, the locals rushed to help him and picked him up as he was lying in the road during which the locals noticed some SP capsules falling down from his pocket. He was detained by the locals after they found some more SP capsules after searching his pockets. On checking further, a syringe was also found inside his magazine post.
Soon after, the locals informed the police and handed him over with the 16 SP capsules and the syringe, they said.
The police team also seized the Honda Activa and took it along with them.