by NEWSNER , 2021-05-06 22:03:10
Taking the mission of ‘Drug-Free Arunachal’ a step further, the Arunachal Pradesh Police have recovered an enormous quantity of contraband substances from several parts of the state.
Special Investigation Cell superintendent of police Hemant Tiwari on Wednesday said that the state police have thus far managed to recover around 262.85 gm of heroin, 1.104 kg of opium, and over 85 gm of brown sugar and arrested several drug peddlers during this connection.
Those among the arrested include police and IRBN personnel, a government school teacher, and three women.
While the Capital Police arrested two drug dealers with around 199.66 gm heroin on April 23, four persons with 36.970 grams of heroin and Rs 30,000 cash were arrested by the Naharlagun police on May 2.
On April 28, the Changlang police arrested two drug peddlers including a civil police Mingsam Ngemu and recovered around 35 grams of sugar from their possession. The district police also managed to intercept one pusher Rengpa Mamai, working as an educator of a government school with 15 grams of contraband items subsequent day.
The Miao Police of the district also arrested two drug peddlers Bownong Singpho and Yesho Yobin and recovered around 4.73 grams of sugar on May 3.
Ujen Tshechuk, an IRBN jawan posted at Diyun in Changlang district, was caught by the police and public on April 30 with around 26.22 grams of heroin in his possession whereas the Kanubari police arrested one Langkai Boham and recovered around 3.5 grams of sugar from him of April 29.
The Kanubari police on April 30 also arrested two drug peddlers — Lempho Ponglaham and Rangman Apesam — and seized around 3 grams of sugar from them.
Meanwhile, in one among the most important catches, the Tirap police arrested Phungtong Wangsa on May Day with 100 grams of opium which were smeared with a cloth while the district’s policy has also registered three new cases under the NDPS Act after recovery of around 29.24 grams of suspected sugar from Raatwang Aboh and Chow Anil Singkai and around 9.26 grams of an equivalent substance from one Sanjit Singh. The police also seized around 604 grams of suspected opium from two women namely Likrum Kamnok and Nyalam Hopa on May 04.