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Meghalaya police arrest alleged drug dealer, seize 39.75 grams of heroin
With the help of Rangbah Shnong of Umshing, the location of the suspect was zeroed down.
The Anti Narcotic Task Force (ANTF) of East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya arrested one person and seized 39.75 gram of illicit drug from his possession, at Umshing area in Mawlai, Shillong on Sunday.
According to a press release, the ANTF received inputs that the suspect, identified as George Diengdoh aka Breezy, was proceeding towards Byrnihat in Ri Bhoi district to buy drugs.
"The ANTF swung into action. However, the suspect managed to evade Police Naka checking. But information was received that he was hiding in his house somewhere in Umshing area (Mawlai)", read the release.
Later, with the help of Rangbah Shnong of Umshing, the location of the suspect was zeroed down.
"House search was conducted and suspected was found with three soap boxes containing 39.75 gram of heroin," police said.
The accused has been arrested and a case under the NDPS Act is being taken up.