Drug peddlers including a female arrested with incriminating articles

Drug peddlers including a female arrested with incriminating articles

TMB Report

Imphal: A combined team of Imphal East District Police has arrested three drug peddlers including a female while conducting a raid at Kheragao Sabal Leikai, Imphal East on Monday morning.

The arrested persons have been identified as Md. Mohamad (35 years), son of Md. Abdul Rashid of Kheragao Sabal Leikai; Md. Syed Ningthou Phudreimayum (38), son of Md. Zakiruddin and Taslima (21), daughter of Md. Item, both of Kheragao Mamang Sabal Leikai, Imphal East.

According to Police sources, a combined team of SDPO-PRT, DSP/CDO, CDOs/IE, special Commando unit Khabeisoi, Narcotic Cell teams along with women personnel led by Addl. SP (Ops)/IE Roni Mayengbam under the overall guidance of SP/IE Jogeschandra Haobijam in presence of Executive Magistrate conducted a raid at Kheragao Sabal Leikai.

During the raid, the combined team arrested the three drugs peddlers along with many incriminating articles like Heroin powder, WY tablets, N-10 capsules and small plastic containers.

At first, the combined team cordoned around 7 houses of Kheragao Mamang Sabal Leikai and conducted the raid. During the beginning of the house to house raid, the arrested female drug peddler Taslima tried to escape from the back door of her house along with a bag containing WY tablets, however she was overpowered by women police personnel and arrested at the spot.

Among the arrestee, Md. Syed Ningthou Phudreimayum is also involved in FIR no. 36(2)2020 PRT-PS u/s 147/148/149/ 353/326/34 IPC and 21 (a) NDPS act in which two police personnel were assaulted while carrying out a drug drive, the source said.

The source further said that many people of the nearby locality came to the street hitting electric posts with stones calling out others to stop the police team from carrying out the arrestees from the spot and even planted stones towards the police team. However, the police team overpowered and manages to carry out the arrested persons from the spot.

Atleast one personnel of Special Commando Unit and one personnel of Imphal East Commando sustained minor injury from the stone attack, but there was not report of any major injury.

The arrested persons along with the seized items have been handed over to Porompat Police Station for legal action.

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