IMPHAL: A combined team of Thoubal Police and Lilong Police including Women Police personnel has arrested a person with one 9 mm pistol and one magazine from Arapti Mayai Leikai in Imphal East on Monday.
The arrested miscreant has been identified as Wahengbam Tomba Singh, son of (L) W. Thaimu Singh.
The combined team arrested Tomba from his residence at Arapti Mayai Leikai in Imphal East at around 6:10 am, in connection with the FIR No. 7(1)2020 TBL-PS U/S 21/29/60(3) ND & PS Act.
According to police source, from Tomba disclosure, he along with Md. Abbas Ahmed @ Moijingmayum Abas Mastana (36 years), son of Md. Kheiruddin of Moijing Awang Leikai; Md. Feroz Khan (39), son of Md. Ajijur Rahaman of Yairipok Kekru Makha Leikai and their associates had been running a Heroin Brown Sugar factory at his residence for the last 7-8 months.
He also disclosed that due to fear of security personnel, he concealed the equipments, chemicals and other items used in manufacturing brown sugar at the pigsty of one Wahengbam Ranjit Singh (53), of Arapti Mamang LEikai, Komla Ingkhol under Irilbung Police Station without the knowledge of W. Ranjit Singh.
The combined were able to arrest the associates of Tomba which are identified as Moijingmayum Md. Rashid Ali (32), son of Md. Kheiruddin of Moijing Awang Leikai, Md. Feroz Khan (39), son of Md. Ajijur Rahaman of Yairipok Kekru Makha Leikai and Md. Abbas Ahamed @ Moijingmayum Md. Abas Mastana (36), son of Md. Kheiruddin of Moijing Awang Leikai.
The combined also busted the heroin brown sugar factory and seized the equipments and other items, chemical used in manufacturing Heroin No.4 Brown Sugar, One Alto car bearing registration number MN05J-0079, One CRETA car, white in colour, bearing registration number MN02B-8972, One Bullet (Enfield) motorbike, black in colour, bearing registration number JH01CK-8767 and One automatic pistol marked as PISIRO BERATA ITALY bearing registration number 41714 with one magazine.