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Another major drug trafficker arrested at Dimapur

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, APRIL 20: Nagaland Police has arrested another major drug trafficker running his business from a medical shop at Dimapur.
“In another major success for Nagaland police, an important trafficker Md. Hassan Uddin, son of Tamij Uddin Alias Hasan Mamu, resident of Dimapur, running a medical shop in Murgi Patti are of Dimapur, has been arrested from Arunachal Pradesh.
“Upon learning about the accused being involved in drug trafficking during the course of investigation into another case, a joint operation was launched by Nagaland police along with Arunachal police and West Bengal police”, stated a press release issued on Saturday.
According to police, the accused used postal delivery system of India Post to send parcels of morphine from Dimapur to West Bengal.
“The morphine had apparently been sourced from Moreh. Parcels containing 2 kg morphine worth Rs 8 crores had been seized in Barrakpore, West Bengal, were intercepted in the month of February 2024, by West Bengal police.
“Hasan Mamu is having history of narcotics related offences wherein he along with his brother Kamal Uddin is also involved besides others. In some other cases too, three of accused persons arrested have been involved in previous cases of drug trafficking and indulged in trafficking while on bail”, it stated.
Nagaland Police also informed that while the State Forensic Science Lab was earlier equipped with facility for quick analysis of samples of seized drugs, it has recently acquired a state-of-the-art 4K Spectral Camera which can help develop and capture fingerprints even on porous surfaces and latent or hidden fingerprints.
“Drug Traffickers have been creating havoc in the families across the State of Nagaland with large number of youths falling victims to drug abuse. Nagaland Police request people to continue to report drug sellers and traffickers to Police and also desist from providing support of any kind to these elements spreading toxin in the society.
“The strict provisions of NDPS Act provide for forfeiture of properties acquired from the profits of drug trade; anyone purchasing such property from drug dealers are cautioned they must apply due diligence as these properties are fit to be forfeited in due course of time”, it stated.
(Page News Service)