Drug dealer, vehicle lifter held

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, May 10 : Different teams of Imphal East police arrested one vehicle lifter and a drug dealer from different locations yesterday. They also recovered one stolen vehicle and seized contraband items.
According to credible sources, a combined team of Anti Theft Cell Manipur, Imphal East commando, Narcotic Cell Imphal East and Heingang police conducted a random frisking and checking drive at Mantripukhri Bazar, during which one vehicle lifter identified as Makakmayum Abdul Hakim (34), s/o (L) Makakmayum Jahiruddin of Lilong Chingkham Makha Dam, Thoubal District was arrested  at about 3.50 pm. From him, one stolen black car (Alto), seven extra keys and one mobile phone were recovered.
As per the sources, the car was found concealed besides a river bank near the Cultural Community Hall of Lilong Dam.
The arrested person has been handed over to Heingang police station  along with the seized items.
In another instance, a team of Imphal East commando arrested one drug dealer along with thousands of SP capsules from Kiyamgei Awang Leikai at around 11.35 pm, yesterday.
The drug dealer has been identified as Makakmayum Nasir Khan (35), s/o Md Rashid Ahamed of Lilong Turel Ahanbi, Thoubal district. As per the sources, 2832 SP Capsules and one mobile phone were  seized from the drug dealer.
As per Nasir Khan, the SP capsules were given to him by Md Jaul Haque (35) from Lilong Sirin Thong, Thoubal. He also has been handed over to Irilbung police station along with the seized items.
A number of drug dealers and vehicle lifters have been arrested in the last few days.