Imphal: Two drug smugglers including a minor were nabbed by Imphal West Police last night at Khumbong bazaar. Police said the two were coming towards Imphal in a Tata truck registration no. NL05D – 8714.
The driver stated that he was hired by the father of the juvenile to drive the truck.
On examination of the apprehended persons, it was revealed that the father of the minor boy was the owner of the truck and he was sent by his father to accompany the driver for loading the cement from
Further, the minor boy disclosed that he had concealed 20 yellow packets of WY tablets containing 200000 (two lakhs) by making a separate compartment on the cross member of the chassis of the vehicle. Further, he disclosed that the suspected WY tablets were handed over to him by one person of Sora Maning Leikai to transport up to Silchar on his truck. He further disclosed that he had earlier transported 1 lakh WY tablets to Silchar in the month of Jan 2021 under the instruction of a drug dealer from Sora.
From them, 20 yellow packets of suspected WY tablets which contained 2,00000/- (Two lakhs) tablets, three mobile phones were seized and the two were handed over to Patsoi PS for further necessary legal action. Some important persons involved in the cartel were identified and effort was on to arrest them.