Troops of 26 Assam Rifles based on a specific input regarding presence of large quantity of drugs along with stolen vehicles in the area of Sangaiyumpham Nungphou Mamang Leikai in Thoubal district, launched an operation along with a team of Thoubal Commandos including lady police on Sunday, according to Assam Rifles sources.
During the operation, a total of 13 individuals were apprehended including Sonia (22) wife of Md Allok who is said to be the king pin in running the illicit business along with 12 drug users, stated an Assam Rifles(South) press release.
A total of 14 two wheelers, 95 WY(world is yours) Tablets, 9.5 grams of contraband heroin number four, various items used for packing, injecting and smoking drugs and Rs 38,150 in cash were seized from their possession.
Sonia confessed her involvement in drug trafficking, stealing of vehicles and selling them in the black market, the release claimed. More drugs/contraband items are expected to be recovered from Sonia who along with all the 13 individuals, has been apprehended and is in custody of Thoubal Police Station, it added.
On the first evening of 2018, the narcotics cell of Imphal East district police led by a sub-inspector M Shabbir Ahmed seized contraband drug (heroin no 4) in the form of a cake (white in colour) worth about Rs 42 lakhs from the custdy of one Wilson Keishing (47) of Sailent village under Laikoiching in Manipur’s Senapati district near the Lamlong Girls Higher Secondary school at Lamlong bazaar area during a frisking and checking operation, according to police.