Three drug peddlers were nabbed in Shillong on Wednesday and considerable amount of drugs and huge amount of money were seized from their possession.
Activists of Federation of Khasi-Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP) began an inspection from 2 pm and caught hold of one Ashanbor Nongspung (23), a resident of Smit, from Polo Market at around 5.30pm in possession of drugs weighing 0.11gram and Rs 3660.
On questioning he told the members of the FKJGP that he bought the drug from Mawlai Nongpathaw from a person by the name of Marvinson Jyrwa.
He was later handed over to Anti Narcotics Task Force (ANTF).
In the operation thart followed, Marvinson Jyrwa was nabbed from Mawlai Mawdatbaki and 36.32 gram of heroin and Rs 46,960 were seized from him.
Based on his confessional statements, the ANTF zeroed in on one Benjamin Marbaniang 1 and Johanan Shullai late Wednesday night.
They recovered 12 grams of drugs, Rs 27000 and 0.32 grams of ganja from Marbaniang’s possession.
The ANTF also seized 0.12 gram of drugs, 23 injection needles and Rs, 1, 15, 000 from Shullai’s possession.