Imphal: A team of Bishnupur CDO arrested four persons along with about Brown Sugar weighing approximately 41 kg on Wednesday around 6:00 am.
According to Police sources, after receiving reliable information that a big consignment of drugs is being shipped to the Khordak area from Phoubakchao. Immediately, a team of Bishnupur CDO led by ASP (Ops) Okram Wangkhomba assisted by OC/CDO Bishnupur Sub. Y. Shaktishen Shen, SI. S. Kishorjit Singh and ASI Hemam Haridas under the supervision of Sp/Bishnupur Priyadarshini Laishram arrested three persons along with the contraband drug.
They are identified as Chesam Sharukh Khan (28 years), son of Chesam Iyajuddin of Phoubakchao, Mayang Imphal; Md. Rohid (19), son of (L) Md. Sadiq from Irong, Mayang Imphal; Md. Phundreimayum Farooque (33), Riflemen No. 6070107 of 6th IRB, son of Md. Najir Ahamed of Phubakchao Awang Leikai, Mayang Imphal.
As a follow up, another person identified as Phundreimayum Khalim (54), son of (L) Abdul Rashid of Mayang Imphal Bengoon was arrested from his house along with another approximately 33 kg of Heroin brown sugar.
The arrested 4 persons and the seized heroin brown sugar weighing a total of approximately 74 kg were handed over to Keibul Lamjao Police Station.
A case has also been registered at Keibul Lamjao Police Station for investigation, the source added.