Imphal: Manipur Police arrested three drug smugglers in separate incidents on Monday, and recovered a large number of banned drug from their possession.
Police said the accused were identified as Md Ajmir Hussain and Md Ajmir Hussain from Lilong Leihaokhong and Mathak Leikai from Thoubal district.
Police recovered a yellow coloured polythene packet containing brown sugar weighing around 1.32 kg. They allegedly disclosed that they were drug smugglers and the said recovered brown sugar was handed over to them by one Md Islauddin, to sell to willing customers. Hence, they were arrested and the recovered item was seized after observing due formalities.
From the same area, Md Majid was nabbed with 1584 capsules of SPAS- OPAN C+ locally known as SP Tablet, 45 bottles of ANREX-CP Cough Syrup containing codeine phosphate IP 10 mg.
He further disclosed that he procured the recovered articles illegally from one Md Ayub for selling the banned items to users. He is into drug smuggling business since long time.
The arrested accused, along with the seized items, were handed over to Lilong PS for taking further necessary action.