Name Ministers, cops involved with drug sellers: Manipur Congress
The Manipur unit of Congress has requested the BJP-led authorities to call the Ministers, MLAs and law enforcement officials who’ve nexus with drug sellers and kingpins of the unlawful commerce.
The demand was based mostly on a press release by BJP legislator Lourembam Rameshwor, additionally Deputy Chairman of Manipur State Planning Board, that the drug menace might be overcome provided that some Ministers, MLAs and law enforcement officials work with sincerity.
“The statement by the BJP legislator on a public platform on April 2 regarding the insincerity of some Ministers, MLAs and police officers in waging war on drugs questions the State government’s efforts to check the menace,” Congress spokesperson Ningombam Bupenda Meitei instructed journalists in Imphal.
“Given the situation, the government should come out with a list of lawmakers and police officers involved in drug-related crimes. If it cannot, the much-hyped war on drugs is a complete failure.”
Claiming that none of the present Congress MLAs are involved in drug-related crimes, Mr. Meitei identified that former Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh had, in an effort to clear the folks’s doubts, handed over a drug seizure case to the CBI after certainly one of his family members was allegedly involved in it.
The occasion additionally requested why the BJP-led authorities was refusing to file an attraction within the High Court relating to a drug seizure case involving Lhukhosei Zou, a former autonomous district council chairman, whereas it legally pursues sure circumstances the place the accused have already been acquitted.