Manipur : Recovery of Brown sugar worth Rs 2 crore

Brown sugar worth Rs 2 crore was seized by Manipur Police and Assam Rifles and three persons were arrested from Bishnupur district, police said on Sunday.

During a search operation at Tangjeng near Ibudhou temple in Bishnupur district, the contraband was recovered.

A 34-year-old man recognized as Thangkohsat Guite was arrested security personnel. The brown sugar was hidden in soap cases in a large backpack, they said.

Two other person, 41-year-old Thangsei Guite and 46-year-old Warepam Ramesh Singh were also arrested by the security forces.

A case has been registered and the arrested persons along with the seized items were handed over to Kumbi police station, the police added.