Manipur Extra Superintendent of Police, Thounaojam Brinda on Friday returned her Chief Minister’s Gallantry Medal, which she obtained for her battle towards the drug menace within the state.
Brinda, returned the Chief Minister’s Gallantry Medal after a Particular Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances (ND&PS) Courtroom on Thursday acquitted the previous Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) ADC Chairman, Chandel Lhukhosei Zou and 6 others in a multi-crore drug seizure case.
“In recognition for this case as part of the Hon’ble Chief Minister’s ‘War against Drugs,’ I was conferred the Chief Minister’s Police Medal for Gallantry on the occasion of Patriots’ Day, 13th August, 2018,” says Brinda in a letter addressed to Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, who additionally holds the house portfolio.
“However, the investigation and prosecution have been deemed unsatisfactory by the Hon’ble ND&PS Court. I feel morally inclined that I have not conducted my duty as ‘per the wishes’ of the Criminal Justice Delivery System of the land. Hence, for the reasons cited above, I do not consider myself deserving of the honour bestowed upon me by your good self. I, therefore, return the same to the state Home Department so that it may be given to a more deserving and loyal police officer,” she added.
Nonetheless, the court docket convicted two others, Thangminlun Zou from Churachandpur district and Tung Khan Mung Zou alias Mung alias Aric from Tengnoupal district, beneath the NDPS Act, 1985 and glued December 21 for listening to of sentence, Hindustan Occasions reported.
In June 2018, a Manipur police workforce seized 4.595 kg of heroin and a pair of.80 lakh World is Yours (WY) amphetamine tablets value round Rs 27.79 crore from eight individuals throughout an operation in and round Imphal.
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