Nagaland Police arrests Dimapur resident and major drug trafficker Hasan Mamu

BY | Saturday, 20 April, 2024

In another major success for Nagaland police, an important trafficker Md.Hassan Uddin (Son of Tamij Uddin) Alias Hasan Mamu, a resident of Dimapur, running a medical shop, in Murgi Patti has been arrested from Arunachal Pradesh.

According to a press release issued by Nagaland Police, a joint operation was launched by Nagaland police along with Arunachal police and West Bengal police, upon learning about the accused being involved in drug trafficking during the course of investigation into another case.

It has been divulged that the accused Hasan 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, seized in Barrakpore West Bengal, were intercepted in the month of February 2024, by the West Bengal police.

“Hasan Man, is having history of narcotics related offences wherein he along with his brother Kamal Uddin is also involved besides others,” stated Nagaland Police.

In another case, three accused persons were arrested. These accused has been involved in previous cases of drug trafficking and indulged in trafficking while on bail.

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The Nagaland Police also reiterated its commitment on ‘War Against Drugs’ where it has been on the forefront to combat the menace of widespread availability and usage of synthetic drugs and psychotropic substances continues. Intensive checking of vehicles (MVCP), raids and checking of hotels, restaurants, etc., has been launched to prevent any such illegal activities.

“While the State FSL was earlier equipped with a facility for quick analysis of samples of seized drugs, recently the FSL and State Police have 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,” informed the Nagaland Police.

Drug Trafficking continues to create havoc across the state of Nagaland with large number of youths falling victims to drug abuse and deeply affecting families.

Once again, the Nagaland Police has requested 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, stated the Nagaland Police.


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