Imphal: The Government of Manipur decided to reward a cash amount of Rs 5,00,000 (five lakhs) to the police officers and personnel of Churachandpur District Police who busted an illegal brown sugar manufacturing unit on February 22.
A team of Churachandpur district police busted a Brown Sugar Laboratory at T. Bethlehem Village under Tuibong Subdivision, Churchandpur and arrested three persons namely Mangthang Lupheng (42yrs), son of Jamsei of P Haijang, Saikul subdivision at present residing at T Bethlehem, Churachandpur; Seiminthang Lupheng (38yrs ), son of late Paokhosei of M Semol Village, Churachandpur and Lalminsang Ralte (18 yrs) son of Sena of Lhangnom, Jiribam at present residing at T Bethlehem village. The team seized items and tools used for manufacturing and processing brown sugar, including ammonium chloride, di-ammonium phosphate, lime, 5.3 kg of opium. Rs. 1 lakh in cash were also recovered from them, said a press note from the PRO Manipur Police, W Basu.