Manipur: Police uncover Brown Sugar Factory in Thoubal.
Imphal: Manipur: Police uncover Brown Sugar Factory in Thoubal.
Manipur police on Tuesday uncovered a brown sugar laboratory in Thoubal district and recovered 222.85 kg of brown sugar worth crores on Tuesday.
Based on credible sources, a team of Thoubal police conducted an operation and raided the house of Thoubalmayum Bibi, wife of Kadimur of Moijing Mina Bazaar in Thoubal district.
During the raid, the police team recovered four large yellow plastic bags, a blue plastic container and a red plastic container weighing 222.85 kg of heroin. Police later confirmed that the seized item was brown sugar.
Large quantities of ingredients used for processing brown sugar have been found in the premises. Exported items include a wooden crushing machine, an electric mixing machine, a weighing machine, 1.5 liters of ammonium chloride in two bottles, 134 liters of chemical liquid solution in two plastic containers, an aluminum container, a gas burner and a gas.
Praising the team for their exceptional work, Chief Minister Anne Baron Singh said that this is the biggest seizure under War on Drugs 2.0.
A case has been registered against the woman under the NDPS Act. Police have handed over the woman to Thoubal police station for further legal action.
On Tuesday, CM Brian Singh awarded Rs 1 million to 30 Kang Pokpi District Police personnel for successful seizure of illicit drugs worth Rs 58.95 crore in two separate operations.