SHILLONG: Drug peddlers caught in the city on Tuesday night, wete found to be in possession of drugs along with huge amount of money.
The members of FKJGP began an inspection from 2 pm and caught hold of Ashanbor Nongspung ( 23), a resident of Smit, from Polo Market at around 5.30pm in possession of drugs weighing 0.11gram and Rs 3660.
He told the members of the FKJGP that he bought the drug from Mawlai Nongpathaw from a person by the name Marvinson Jyrwa.
He was handed over to ANTF and the search began for another drug peddler, Marvinson Jyrwa at Mawlai Mawdatbaki, Nongpathaw and resulted in recovery of 36.32 gram of heroin and Rs 46,960.
Having got leads, the ANTF zeroed in on Benjamin Marbaniang at 11:30 pm and Johanan Shullai a.ka. ‘Jo BatMan’ at 12:30 am.
They recovered 12 grams of drugs, Rs27000 and 0.32 grams of ganja from Marbaniang’s possession.
The ANTF seized 0.12 gram of drugs, 23 injection needles and Rs, 1, 15, 000 from Shullai’s possession.
FKJGP leader Reginald Thabah maintained that authorities should intensify such raids and inspection to curb the drug menace.