IMPHAL: To make a drug free Keirao Kendra, MLA Lourembam Rameshwor Meetei has waged a war against drug in the Assembly constituency.
On Saturday, the MLA along with the locals carried out anti-drug drive at Kiyamgei from 8 AM till 6 PM. In that, they caught several drug users who came to Kiyamgei Muslim to collect Drugs, defying the total lock down and curfew to curb spread of COVID-19. The drug users from various parts of the state were stopped at Ibudhou Mapa Ibungo Khagemba Laishang and bashed. Two drug users who came out from Kiyamgei Muslim after buying Brown sugar were caught red handed. One drug user VDF personnel in uniform was also detained. As many as seven drug users were caught by the locals and handed over to Irilbung PS.
MLA Lourembam Rameshwor Meetei said that Keirao AC has been included in the drug map and known as one of the drug hubs in the state. The AC has seen rise in numbers of drug peddling and drug users day by day. The state will land in a dire situation if the trend of drug smuggling and use is curbed on time.
He said such anti-drug campaign will go on till the Assembly constituency is free from drug.