Two held, vehicles, heroin & cigarettes seized

Shillong, July 3: Two persons were arrested and two vehicles seized in connection with a drugs smuggling case and illegal transportation of cigarettes, on Saturday.

According to East Jaintia Hills police chief Jagpal Singh Dhanoa, based on credible inputs regarding transportation of contrabands from Silchar to Shillong, checking was carried out at Umtyra check point .


The SP said seeing the intensive checking, two vehicles tried to flee back . But after a chase,  police seized a Maruti Dezire( ML 05 N 9889) and arrested its occupants  Pynhoi Nongtdu ( 35) a resident of Pohshnong, Nartiang, West Jaintia Hills and Banteilang Mynsong (23) from Pdengshnong, Mawryngkneng, East Khasi Hills

Heroin weighing around 326 gms and two mobile phones were seized.

Vehicle abandoned 

Another Maruti Dezire (AS 11 T 1645) was found abandoned under Khliehriat Police Station jurisdiction.  From the vehicle,13 cartons of cigarettes were seized .

Police are on a lookout for the occupants of the vehicle.

It was a joint operation of East Jaintia Hills  ANTF under DSP Bidhan Bhattachrjee and Anti Infiltration unit of Umtyra CP .

Two separate cases are being registered under Khliehriat PS, the SP added .

Related Articles

Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Kindly Disable Ad Blocker