Two drug peddlers were also arrested by the joint team and 19200 Yaba tablets worth Rs 19 lakh were also seized from their possession.
The racket was active in Shillong and its nearby areas.
Assam Rifles and Meghalaya police have tightened their noose against drug peddlers in the state and have apprehended a number of drug peddlers in the recent past, busting several drug rackets.
On Thursday, a joint team of the Intelligence Unit of Assam Rifles and Anti Narcotic Task Force (ANTF) team of Meghalaya Police seized Yaba tablets weighing just over 1 kg.
The seizure was made at Umshyrpi bridge in Shillong and the team also arrested one Pinak Das.
Intelligence Unit of #AssamRifles alongwith @Meghalayapolice busted a drug racket on 20 Nov which was active in Shillong city and nearby areas & apprehended two drug peddlers alongwith 19200 Nos. Yaba tablets worth Rs 19Lakhs. @HMOIndia @ANI @adgpi pic.twitter.com/rn3vOX4gbC
— The Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) November 22, 2019