As government of Manipur intense war on drugs continues, the involvement of police personnel in a multi-crore drugs haul has come to light.
On preliminary investigation, both the persons identified as Solensei Haokip and Jamgoulen Haokip hailing from Churachandpur district, admitted themselves to be drug peddlers.
This indeed is a big development as far as Manipur’s War on Drugs is concerned. Besides, the involvement of a cop in this illegal trade has raised concerns although the crackdown has intensified with every passing day in Manipur.
Earlier, the Poumai Naga tribe of the state declared a ‘drug free zone’ against poppy plantation in the Poumai area of the Senapati district.
Moreover, nearly 70% people of the hills have come out strongly supporting the movement to eradicate drugs and called upon those involved in the illegal drug business, encouraging poppy plantation, drug peddling to young students, etc. in the Valley, to cease operation.