SHILLONG: On the evening of October 29, based on credible source information that a drug supplier from Manipur was proceeding towards Shillong bringing a consignment of suspected illegal contraband in an Assam registered vehicle which was to be delivered to a suspected drug dealer at Shillong, the ANTF EKH along with Mawlai PS set up a Naka at Mawiong Rim where the suspected carrier namely-T. Ginlienthang and Lamminthang Paongam –was intercepted.
This was informed by Superintendent of Police (SP) East Khasi Hills Silvester Nongtnger on Monday. The receiver was also quickly detained around the same area when he was coming to collect the consignment.
During the search of the vehicle, 100 soap cases of heroin were recovered from different parts of the vehicle. The illegal consignment was trafficked from Myanmar for sale in Shillong. In this connection, a case under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 has been registered vide Mawlai PS Case No 67(10)2021 U/S 21(c)/29 NDPS Act.