386 arrested in drug cases in Manipur in 2019

Correspondent IMPHAL, Dec 30 | Publish Date: 12/30/2019 11:45:37 AM IST

Manipur police have seized 16.809 kg of Heroin powder and 705 kg of brown sugar during the year 2019, from January till December 30.

Of the 386 persons arrested in 282 drugs related cases, 68 of them were women, a report in the Narcotic and Affairs of Border (NAB) division of Manipur police department said on Monday.

As per the report, 73 cases related with seizure of 16.809 kg of Heroin powder were registered in the police stations across the state and arrested 95 persons including 19 women.

During the same period, 705 kg of brown sugar including suspected brown sugar and 663.224 litres of Morphinated solution was seized in 34 cases. Among the 47 persons arrested in connection with the cases five were women.

A total of 65.60,531 pieces (106.969 kg) of World is Yours (WY) tablets were seized in 53 cases during the year and 88 persons were arrested including 12 women. 80 persons including 19 women were arrested in 45 cases of seizure of 228.854 kg of opium. 

A total of 65,60,531 pieces of SP (Spasmo Proxivon) tablets were also seized and 46 persons including eight women were arrested.

Other contraband drugs seized included 13,100 pieces of N-10 (Nitrosun-10) tablets, 2,295 bottles (49.830 kg of banned cough syrup, 3.516 kg of Methaqualone, 73.056 kg of crystal meth-amphetamine, 90,990 pieces of Tramadol Hydrochloride, 5,498 pieces of Pseudo-ephedrine tablets, 10,755 bottles (2.20 kg) of Ketamine and 20 kg of Methamphetamine.

During the period, poppy cultivation covering 3,015 acre of land and ganja cultivation covering 19.51 acres were also destroyed by the police in collaboration with other law enforcing agencies.


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