Meghalaya police recover 431 gms of heroin from Mizoram vehicle

On searching the vehicle, 40 soap cases containing heroin weighing 431 grams was recovered and seized accordingly.
Meghalaya police recover 431 gms of heroin from Mizoram vehicle
40 soap cases containing heroinMeghalaya Police

SHILLONG:

Meghalaya Police recently intercepted a contraband-loaded vehicle at Umphyrnai, Dymmiew village in East Khasi Hills (EKH) district and arrested two persons accordingly.

According to the EKH superintendent of police (SP), S Nongtnger, the police received intelligence tip off on January 13 at around 2 pm that some suspected illegal contraband was being brought in a vehicle with Mizoram registration and proceeding along the highway from Khliehriat in East Jaintia Hills towards Mawryngkneng in EKH to deliver the consignment to a Mizo woman by the name of Vanlaltluangi.

“The ANTF team immediately swung into action and intercepted the said vehicle at Umphyrnai, Dymmiew village at around 4:25 pm and detained the vehicle bearing registration number MZ01 M 6507 driven by Vanlalropuia,” Nongtnger said.

On searching the vehicle, 40 soap cases containing heroin weighing 431 grams was recovered and seized accordingly.

“Later, a trap was laid for the receivers of the consignment where two persons namely Vanlaltluangi and Bruno Faihriem, who were moving together in a vehicle (white WagonR ML05 H 0764), were intercepted and arrested,” the SP added.

A case has been registered vide Madanrting PS Case No. 09(01)2021 U/S 21 (c)/29 NDPS Act and investigated into.

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