Meghalaya Police seize 10 soapboxes of heroin from locality in Shillong

The preliminary test came positive for heroin; the total net weight of the suspect heroin was found to be 107.78 grams.
Meghalaya Police seize 10 soapboxes of heroin from locality in Shillong
Contraband seized by the EKH policeTNT Photos

SHILLONG:

Meghalaya Police recovered ten soapboxes containing heroin, packed in a carton box, from Madanriting locality in Shillong, Meghalaya on Monday evening.

According to the East Khasi Hills (EKH) district police, information was received that a woman, identified as Rachel Niangboi (38) of Madanriting, had in her possession a consignment of suspected banned contraband.

"Accordingly, independent witnesses were arranged from the area and, as per CrPC/NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) procedures, a search was conducted by the Anti-Narcotic Task Force (ANTF) of EKH," read a release issued by the EKH police on Monday.

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The preliminary test came positive for heroin; the total net weight of the suspect heroin was found to be 107.78 grams.

"An NDPS case is being registered at Madanriting police station," the release stated.

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