Manipur CM to Reward Bishnupur and Thoubal police’s to seize Drugs worth Rs 287 crore
Manipur CM N Biren Singh rewards Bishnupur and Thoubal police’s clampdown on drug smugglers Manipur’s Thoubal and Bishnupur district’s police stations.
He has announced a cash reward of Rs 20 lakh and Rs 10 lakh to Thoubal and Bishnupur police stations for their superlative performance in seizing illegal drugs.
The CM stated that 50 police personnel will be rewarded for bravery in catching illegal drug smugglers with Rs 20 lakhs to Thoubal police station for 435.945 kgs of brown sugar and Rs 10 lakh to Bishnupur police station for seizing 74 kgs of brown sugar recently.
I’m happy to announce a Cash Reward of Rs 20 Lakhs & Rs 10 Lakhs to Thoubal & Bishnupur police respectively for their outstanding performance in seizure of large amt of narcotics recently. The dedication of Manipur police in this war against drugs has been exceptional throughout. pic.twitter.com/8MXsCoZvjP— N.Biren Singh (@NBirenSingh) November 18, 2020
They successfully seized 72 kg of brown sugar valued at Rs 287 crore from a hideout in Kamu village of Thoubal district.
The current rise of the world of smuggling in the North-Eastern region could be a reason for the distress caused by the pandemic lockdown as per the reports of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FCCI) .
The Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy (CASCADE) highly applauded the service of the Manipur police and Assam Rifles in capturing drug smugglers and cracking several rackets.