IMPHAL, April 7: Volunteers of Khomidok Sorok Mapan Village Anti-Drug Committee (KSMVADC) during a drive conducted in and around Heikrumakhong under Heingang Police Station, Imphal East today pulled up 25 drug abusers including a police constable.
According to president of KSMVADC, M Amu, the police constable is identified as Sonlien, 28 son of Sonlien Yeiti. His constable number is 0904178 and is currently posted at Senapati Police Station.
Several items used in injecting heroin drug were seized from his possession. The volunteers handed over him to Heingang Police Station for further necessary actions.
Another individual identified as Md Itah Khan, 35 son of Md Nazimuddin was also rounded up along with one piece of heroin.
It is said that he managed to escape from the custody of the committee. He has been served two days of time to approach the committee failing which strict action will be taken up against him.
The individuals who were pulled up along with intoxicant drugs during the drive are identified as Khuraijam Nanao, 29 so of Kh Indrajit Singh of Mantripukhri Lamlongei; Oinam Redin, 29 son of O Rabei Singh of Mantripukri Lamlongei; Irengbam Abung, 25 son of Late I Binodkumar Singh of Keishampat Leimajam Leikai; Khangembam Thomas, 27 son of Kh Koireng of Kwakeithel Mayai Koibi Ningthoujam Leikai and Wahengbam Subhas, 27 alias Abung son of W Babudhon Singh of Khurai Thongam Leikai.
Those who were pulled up along with drugs will be handed over to the police while those found without drugs will be handed over to their families, the president of KSMVADC informed.