Imphal, Feb 3: In response to the Chief Minister’s called for fight against drugs and illegal activities in the state, state police and Narcotic and Border Affairs (NAB) have intensified drive against drugs at various places of the state.
In a joint drive led by K. Meghachandra, SP Thoubal district, Shinghajit, SP Kakching and W. Babu Singh SP, NAB, conducted at Lilong Leishakhong, Lilong haoreibi Awang Leikai and Lilong Yangbi Leikai from around 4.30 am to 9.30 am today, the team recovered 77 Codeine Bottles (psychotropic drugs) from the possession of a person identified as Md. Sheik Safir Ahmad, a resident of Lilong Leihaokhong. On further search operation by the combine team, 2 grams of heroin powders along with one Barrel Gun were also recovered from the possession of another person whose name is yet to be identified.
Surprisingly the joint team also intercepted 3 four wheelers and 8 two wheelers vehicles which do not have proper valid documents from the area.
All the seized vehicles and the drugs along with those persons arrested were paraded before media today at Lilong Police Station.
Talking to reporters, W. Basu, SP NAB said that the anti drug drive was successful due to support and cooperation by the All Lilong Anti Drug Drive Association. He said the police along with the NAB intensified the drive against drug as the present government led by Chief Minister N. Biren Singh had openly declare to make the state free from drugs. 2 separate cases has been registered with the Lilong police station in connection with today’s’ seizures, he added and assured to continue such drive at various places of the state.