Over 1 kg heroin seized from Mandanrting; two women held
The East Khasi Hills (EKH) police seized over 1 kg of heroin from two women at Mandanrting, on November 8.
The EKH Superintendent of police Sylvester Nongtnger, in a statement issued on Monday, said that the women have been arrested and a case has been registered against them.
Nongtnger informed that the police on November 5 received reliable information that a consignment of narcotic drugs was being delivered to a person staying at Madanrting. After verifying the information, a team of Anti-Narcotics Task Force raided the residence of the said person and a search was conducted in the presence of independent witnesses, the police said.
During search, 101 soap boxes (66 soap boxes kept inside a purple colour bag and 35 soap boxes kept inside a carton box) were recovered, he said.
All the soap boxes contained heroin which was confirmed by a preliminary test. The contraband seized weight 1.116 kg which has been trafficked from Myanmar, the SP informed, adding that further investigation to trace the racket is on.
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