Saturday, December 10, 2022

2 arrested with brown sugar

Longleng police has arrested two persons and seized 175 grams of suspected brown sugar on October 29.
In a press release, Senior Superintendent of Police (SP) Longleng informed that the persons have been identified as the “main suspect”, Hentok Phom (54) of Yongphang Village, resident of Bahok Ward, Longleng and accomplice, Pangloi Phom (22) of Yongphang Village, resident of Lienak Ward, Longleng.
Based on specific inputs, SOT Longleng police intercepted a motorcycle at Dikhu Bridge, Changtongya road, and recovered 17 soap cases of suspected brown sugar weighing a total 175 grams, SP said.
SP said the contraband was recovered from the motorcycle driven by the accomplice, Pangloi Phom while the “main suspect peddler”, Hentok Phom, whom the police had been trailing for a long time, was travelling in another vehicle behind the motorcycle, in order to evade arrest and detection of contrabands.
Further, SP informed that both the suspects were taken into police custody and booked under relevant sections of laws and investigation was on.

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