Meghalaya: Four held, illegal contraband seized at Mawryngkneng



The Meghalaya Anti Narcotics Task Force in a joint operation with Mawryngkneng police on March 11 detained illegal contraband meant to be smuggled to Guwahati.

Acting on a tip-off that suspected drug peddlers were moving a consignment of suspected contraband from Agartala, the Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF) team and a police team from Mawryngkneng conducted a Naka.

According to sources, two vehicles were detained and searched, in which 57 packets of marijuana each separately wrapped in brown tape were found.

The total weight of the illegal contraband was found to be 120.475 kg.

Four persons have been detained, and a case has been registered vide Mawryngkneng Police Station for further legal action.

(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)