Two drug peddlers held in city with heroin & revolver

Shillong, June 16: Police arrested two drug peddlers from the city on Thursday with heroin and a country made revolver.

Eldikinstar Sohtun and T James Seiminthang were arrested from Nongshiliang by Anti Narcotic Task ForceĀ  East Khasi Hills along with officers of Rynjah and Laitumkhrah police stations, the SP Sylvester Nongtnger said on Friday.


40 soap cases of heroin weighing 423.09 grams were recovered from their possession. 2 mobile phones, one bike (ML 05 R 5271), 1 pan card and 1 EPIC were also seized by the police. he said.

A case was registered under the NDPS Act at the Rynjah police station.

The SP informed that following interrogation, further search was conducted on Friday morning at the residence of Eldikinstar Sohtun at Mawpat.

1 country made revolver, 7 rounds of 0.22 live ammunition, 6 rounds of .38 live ammunition, 1 used bullet, 5 rounds of 12 bore live ammunition, 1 mobile phone, cash Rs 2 lakh, 1 air gun, 2 Mahindra Thar, 1 Maruti Zen, 1 Maruti 800 and 1 Chevrolet Beat were recovered from his residence.

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