Woman among three arrested for drug trade

Continuing anti-drug drive, a team of narcotics cell of Imphal East district police nabbed a woman drug dealer along with contraband drugs worth around Rs 1.89 lakh Saturday.

The nabbed drug dealer has been identified as Ranjana (30) wife of Md Sahid Khan of Khergao Yumkhaibam Makha Leikai.

Around 9 gm of Heroin powder, 32 SP capsules and 324 pieces of WY tablets were recovered from Ranjana’s possession and market value of the recovered contraband items would be around Rs 1,89,000.

A police source informed that a combined team of narcotics cell and Imphal East district police commando conducted routine frisking and checking at about 3pm Saturday at Khergao area during which a woman moving suspiciously was detained. When checked, the woman was found possessing the drugs and hence arrested and handed over to Porompat police for necessary action.

Our Bishnupur correspondent reported that a team of CDO Bishnupur led by DSP T Bishwajit nabbed a man with 690 SP tablets while conducting frisking and checking at Kwakta Pangal Lamkhai on December 29. The man has been identified as Md Hassan (35) son of Abdul Samad of Kwakta Khuman.

Another team of Bishnupur district police commando also nabbed a man with 1000 WY tablets while checking vehicles at Kwakta-Gothol road. The man has been identified as Md Arif Khan alias Arif (24) son of Md Amir Khan of Kwakta Khuman Ward No 5.

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