Imphal(Manipur), Feb 22 : Manipur Police busted a brown sugar manufacturing factory in Churachandpur district on Monday, an officer said.
Acting on specific intelligence input a police team conducted a raid at T Bethlehem village and seized equipment, tools, chemicals and other materials used in the manufacture of brown sugar, the officer said.
A case has been registered at Churachandpur police station for further investigation, he said.
Police personnel also destroyed poppy plants cultivated in about 30 acres of land at Zalenkot village under Sangaikot Sub-division in of Churachandpur district on Monday, another officer said.
Earlier ,CCP District Police led by David Kilong, MPS, SDPO Thanlon along with OC Henglep PS, representative from NAB, Forest, IRB and SDO Henglep conducted Poppy Destruction Drive in the general area of Ukha Lokhai, Thangjing Hill range, Henglep Subdivision and destroyed a total of 30 Acres of land.
The total yield would have been approximately about 300 KG.
(With Agency inputs )