Shillong: Based on reliable inputs from a Sister Agency that one Tourist vehicle bearing registration No. AS 01 LC 4807 which is travelling from Guwahati to Shillong is being used by drug suppliers for transporting contraband drugs, a joint operation was carried out along with ANTF team and accompanied by Mawlai Police Station staff to intercept the vehicle at Mawiongrim viewpoint.
The vehicle was successfully intercepted at the viewpoint and it was occupied by 5 (five) persons and the driver.
On following the procedures of NDPS Act and searching the vehicle and personal belongings of the occupants, 10.174 kg of suspected Amphetamine W.Y @ Yaba tablets were found to be inside the travel trolley of Shri Jiten Wairokpam Singh.
Upon examination of the suspect it was ascertained that he was in conspiracy of trafficking the contraband drugs along with four others namely Shri Akoijam Subhachandra Singh, Shri Samphangso Shinglai, Shri Nganba Wairokpham Chenglei and Smti Nengneichong Lhanglal all of Manipur’s Thoubal and Ukhrul Districts. All five accused have been arrested and a case has been registered vide Mawlai P.S Case No. 14(02)2020 U/S 29/21 (c) NDPS Act.