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State police launches operation on IMFL, drugs

By EMN Updated: Jan 20, 2022 10:18 pm
Pfonyi Koza along with the seized contraband ganja under the custody of Pfutsero police station on January 19.

Dimapur, Jan. 20 (EMN): In order to combat the menace of widespread availability and usage of synthetic drugs and psychotropic substances and Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and its effects on the youth, Nagaland Police has launched a month-long statewide operation with effect from January 11.

A DIPR report stated that intensive checking in all check gates especially inter-district check gates, raids and checking of hotels, restaurants etc. have been launched to prevent any such illegal activities.

As on January 17, police recovered 964 bottles of IMFL and registered three cases with the arrest of three persons. It also recovered 192 capsules of Spasmo Proxyvon and other tablets, 72 gram of brown sugar, and 650 gram of heroin and arrested seven persons.

Nagaland Police, therefore, appealed to the public to provide information on sale/ distribution of any form of narcotics/ drugs/ IMFL etc. to the nearest police station or narcotic police station. It informed that the closed user group (CUG) phone numbers of various Nagaland police officers and police stations are available in ‘Call your cop” mobile app. It further added that the identity of the informant would be kept confidential.

Meanwhile, personnel of Pfutsero police station along with D Coy of 9th NAP (IR) recovered 360 kg of contraband ganja during routine frisking of vehicles at Razeba welcome gate located about 2 km away from Pfutserto town in Phek district on January 19.

The consignment, packed in 36 rectangular packets weighing 10 kg each, was recovered from a Maruti Gypsy, informed a DIPR report on Thursday.

It stated that the driver of the vehicle identified as Pfonyi Koza from Khezhakeno village was arrested in this connection and a case under NDPS Act has been registered for further investigation.

By EMN Updated: Jan 20, 2022 10:18:10 pm