Meghalaya: Khliehriat Police recover drugs worth over Rs 55 lakh; two arrested
KHLIEHRIAT | Aug 22, 2019:
A joint team of ANTF & Khliehriat Police station on Thursday morning recovered 123.73 gm Heroin & 400 ml Codeine from the possession of one person at Khliehriat during naka checking.
According to the SP of East Jaintia Hills, Vivekanand Singh a person named Saharul Islam Laskar (28) was travelling with one accomplice identified as Mamon Ahmed Laskar (30), both hailing from Barenga (Part II) village in Silchar, Assam when they were busted by the police.
They were travelling from Silchar to Guwahati in a night super bus bearing R/No. AS-24C-6199.
"Both persons have been arrested. Case registered and investigation is on," said Singh. The street value of seized drugs is approx. 55-60 lakh.
It was informed that yesterday's bust was the biggest recovery for the district till date.