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Rs 100-crore worth brown sugar seized in Manipur

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

An illegal drugs manufacturing factory was busted at Lilong Dam in Manipur's Thoubal district and 111.2 kg of brown sugar, worth over Rs 100 crore in the international market, was seized, police said Saturday.

The drug bust was made in a joint operation of the Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) and Manipur police, Superintendent of Police (SP), NAB, W Basu Singh Saturday, at a press conference here.

Three persons, including a woman, were arrested for allegedly running the illegal factory, the SP.

He credited local voluntary organisation "Ajuman" for their active support in the bust.

Other than the contraband, tools, containers, chemicals, iron plates, pots, plastic containers, buckets, bins, rubber gloves, LPG cylinders and clothes among other items were picked up by the police from the factory, he said.

Singh claimed it was the biggest drug seizure in the history of Manipur.

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First Published: Sun, June 30 2019. 00:25 IST