Brown sugar seized
By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Oct 9 : Imphal West commandos arrested a 47 year old man identified as Md Sattar along with 3.136 kilograms of brown sugar worth more than Rs 3 crore in the international market today morning at Phoubitek Mayai Leikai under Wangoi police station.
Acting under specific information, a police team under the command of L Amarjit, Additional SP (Operation) and led by Inspector P Achouba OC of Imphal West commando rushed to Phoubitek and conducted house to house search operation and verified the persons today early morning.
While the commando team tried to search the house of one Bogimayum Tahish Khan a false alarm was sounded by some unknown persons that the police team was there to harass the people and at the same time another was seen fleeing swiftly from the spot. The commando team caught one person who was inciting the mob and later identified him as Md Sattar @ Ithem.
After convincing the locals, the commando team searched the house of Tahish Khan and spotted one black plastic bag just outside the house.
On checking the black plastic bag in the presence of witnesses the cops found 3.136 kilograms of brown sugar wrapped in a white cloth inside the plastic bag.
On enquiry Md Sattar disclosed that his son in law Bogimayum Tahish Khan is a big drug dealer and also revealed that on seeing the commando team, he alerted his son in law and concealed the drug just behind the back door of the house. The recovered brown sugar was seized after observing necessary formalities in the presence of witnesses and Md Sattar was arrested and handed over to Wangoi police station for necessary action.