Pallel drug haul case: Two accused continue to abscond


IMPHAL, August 1: Despite repeated issuance of arrest warrants against two of the five accused out on bail in the Pallel drug haul case, police have failed to book the two who remains absconding till date.

Meanwhile, other accused namely Defence Wing RPO, Colonel Ajay Chowdhury and two others RK Babloo, 25, son of RK Bijen of Top Khongnangkhong and Seikholen Haokip, 35 years, son of Telsing Ngamjang (TN) Haokip (former minister) of B Vengnom Tuibong, appeared before the special court Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (ND&PS) as their routine procedure, today.

The two absconding accused have been identified as Letminlal Letminlal Haokip alias Minlal Haokip, 25, son of (L) Kakai Haokip of New Checkon near Brighter School and Zangminthang Tuboi alias Minthang, 29, son of Dousei Tuboi of Bunglung village.

They (accused) were granted bail on May 19, 2014 and physically released from jail the next day along with the three other accused including PRO Col Ajay Chowdhury.

All five were released with stern restrictions against leaving the State and on the execution of PR bonds of Rs One lakh each.


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