Three women among six held in drugs case in city

Shillong, Sept 7: Six persons including three women were arrested with 137.78 gram of heroin during raids conducted by the police in parts of the city on Tuesday night.

Police also registered a case in this regard.


The East Khasi Hills Anti-Narcotic Task Force (ANTF) with the police from Laitumkhrah conducted the operation in Laitumkhrah  and intercepted one local taxi ( ML 05K 4437) at Lower New Colony and arrested Debojit Ghosh (28), Badonbok Marwein (28), Ibapynhun Marwein (29) and Macdonald Khongmalai (26).

According to a statement issued by the SP (City)Vivek Syiem on Wednesday, from their possession 13.54 gms of heroin, 153 vials, 3 mobile phones and a Maruti local taxi was seized.

The person who supplied the drugs, Deepika Roy (32) was arrested from Laitumkhrah main road. He led the police to the house of Archana Roy (25) where 57.54 gms of heroin, 1 mobile phone and cash Rs 1,94,975 was recovered and seized, police said.

Following this, the house of Deepika Roy at Nongrimbah, Laitumkhrah was searched and gold ornaments worth 256.36 gms, heroin 66.7gms and cash Rs 19,000 were seized.

According to the SP, a total of 137.78 gm heroin, cash Rs 2,14,075 have been seized on Tuesday night’s raid and 6 persons- 3 males and 3 females- were arrested.

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