Police constable held with Rs. 20 lakh Brown sugar

IMPHAL, 4th Jan:

A constable of Manipur police department has been nabbed with contraband Brown Sugar worth nearly Rs 20 lakh by a combined team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) and Imphal West district police. The constable identified as Mangkhom Keshokumar (37) son of Nipamacha of Kongba Nandeibam Leikai is currently posted at NAB and he was nabbed with 1.7kg Brown Sugar. According to IGP (administration) Dr S Ibocha, Keshokumar recovered 3kg Brown Sugar from a man who arrived at Imphal airport on December 29 last and kept the contraband product without informing authority concerned apart from collecting Rs 3 lakh from the owner of the banned product. Immediately after getting the information, a team of district police led by SP of NAB conducted a thorough investigation and Keshokumar was nabbed along with the contraband drug, Dr S Ibocha said during a press conference at his office chamber Thursday. He added that Keshokumar also sold off some quantity of the drug he recovered.

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