Shillong, July 24: Meghalaya police have seized 529 grams of heroin worth over Rs one crore in the street market and arrested a Manipuri woman, police said on Wednesday.
Based on specific input about the presence of a drug supplier in the city, the Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF) of East Khasi Hills district, raided a house at Madanriting area and seized 529 grams of heroin packed in soap boxes on Tuesday night.
Superintendent of Police in-charge East Khasi Hills district, Claudia Lyngwa told reporters that a woman identified as Kimneikhol Khongsai (49) was arrested with the drugs. Khongsai has been booked under section 21C of the NDPS Act.
In another drug related incident, East Jaintia Hills district police arrested a drug peddler Elect Strong Shullet and seized 0.74 grams of heroin from his possession. (UNI)