Zero tolerance to drug trafficking : NSCN (IM)

Newmai News Network
DIMAPUR, Jan 18 : The NSCN (IM) said today that it stands committed to a zero tolerance approach to drug trafficking.
The outfit also warned its members that “severe penalty” will be given if they indulge in “illegal drug trade or drug trafficking” and added that no member, “high or low” will be spared if they indulge in such activities.
“The illegal drug trade or drug trafficking is a serious crime, more so for the Naga National workers,” a statement from the NSCN (IM) said.
NSCN-IM also said it, henceforth, stands committed to a zero tolerance approach to drug trafficking. “Any member (s) of NSCN found involved in illicit drug trafficking shall face severe penalties, sparing none, high or low,” it sternly warned.
On the other hand, officials of Wung Tangkhul Region ( WTR), Ukhrul on Thursday  destroyed a huge quantity of local liquor seized by the WTR cadres at its office located at Harkuikathe, Ukhrul in front of the local CSO leaders.
According to Leiyaza convener Law & Order WTR, Ukhrul the liquor consignment was seized by cadres yesterday during a routine frisking on the Imphal-Ukhrul road.
The local brewed alcohol about 1600 litres  and worth about Rs 2.5 lakh in the local market was seized from a DI truck coming from Imphal. The arrested person was identify as Ngammichon currently staying at Dungrei Hungpung, Ukhrul. According to him, she was the main supplier of alcohol in Ukhrul town. Convener Leiyaza further warned that any person found trading in illicit items will be dealt with severely.