Manipur: NAB Busts Drug Manufacturing Unit, 461 Kg Drugs Seized

Manipur: NAB Busts Drug Manufacturing Unit, 461 Kg Drugs Seized

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Imphal, January 9, 2020:

A suspected brown sugar manufacturing unit was busted and drugs weighing 461 kg were seized from Manipur's Kangpokpi district.

A team of the Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) led a raid at the manufacturing unit located at Phaijang village near Saikul in Kangpokpi.

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The team recovered 461 kg of suspected brown sugar (remnants of processed opium), 136 L of suspected liquid form of opium(morphinated solution), 100 kg lime, 17 bottles of Ammonium Chloride, rubber gloves, 2 iron pressing machines, weighing scale, etc.

The suspected manufaturing facility was found located at about 400 m up on the slope of Phaijang hill, in the jungle. The NAB team could not apprehend anyone as the workers had already fled the scene fearing police presence.

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Police is investigating the matter and launching search operations to nab the culprits. No arrests have been made so far.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Jan 10, 2020