The Manipur police arrested 233 militants and 467 persons in drugs related cases in 2021. 

This was stated by the Manipur police in its annual report on Monday. 

Moreover, as many as 167 arms were seized from the arrested militants by the police. 

A total of 167 arms, 3115 live bullets, 253 IEDs, explosive (3 kgs), 76 hand grenades, six RPGs, two safety fuses, 27 lathodes, 360 detonators, 30 NT sets. 

Rs 6,17,222 and 4500 Kyat (Myanmar currency) in cash were also seized by the police in 2021. 

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15 suspected militants were also gunned down by the police last year. 

Meanwhile, 14 persons were also detained by the Manipur police under the National Securities Act (NSA). 

In relation to drugs related cases, the Manipur police registered a total of 313 cases. 

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