Shillong ( Meghalaya), Aug 9 : Six alleged drug peddlers, including a woman, were arrested in Polo Bazar area here and 105 vials of heroin weighing 8.97 gms, 286.93 gms cannabis , 20 nos of Nitrazapam tablets, 330 empty vials, syringes, mobile phones, 1 scooty, 2 local taxis and cash amounting Rs1,49,280 / were seized from them, said Vivek Syiem , SP City on Monday .
During the raid ,27 drug users who came to buy drugs were also apprehended.
Amongst them, is an accused involved in Rynjah PS CNo 117(7)22u/s 454/380 IPC who escaped from Civil Hospital Covid ward on Aug 6.
4 women who caused obstruction to the police in the raid were also picked up.
A total of 5 women and 32 men have been arrested in today’s raid by ANTF EKH. A case under NDPS Act and other penal sections will be taken up ,Syiem added .