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SHILLONG: As many as 100 cases under the NDPS Act has been detected in the eleven districts of Meghalaya from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2017
An RTI filed by the Dorbar Shnong of Dymmiew with the state police further revealed that 60 cases were charge-sheeted while five cases were returned in final report
According to RTI information, though 163 people have been arrested during the same period but till date there is no conviction
The RTI reveals that highest number of 88 cases were reported in East Khasi Hills district under the NDPS Act. Out of 88 cases in the district, 54 cases were charge-sheeted and 143 people were arrested.
The RTI added that no cases were reported in East Jaintia Hills and West Khasi Hills during the period.
Meanwhile, the Dorbar Shnong has also asked the local Mohendro Rapsang and local MDC Adelbert Nongrum to take necessary steps to eradicate the menace of drug abuse from the area.