Shillong: In a joint operation by ANTF EKH and Intel unit of DG Assam Rifles which began from the 21st August, 2019 night and carried on till early hours of the 22nd August, 2019; a large quantity of Yaba tablets have been seized from possession of three accused namely (i) Shri Soilen Hajong (38 yrs), (ii) Shri Surendra Banai (38 yrs) and Smti. Rebecca Misao (48 yrs). This has come to light that these accused were running a smuggling racket which has International dimension.
It is to be noted that Yaba tablets containing amphetamine which is banned psychotropic substance under NDPS Act. Amphetamine is considered to be worse than heroin as there is no substitution therapy available.
The total number of 3779 tablets were seized which weigh around 385 gms. The seizure was made at Parking lot of Ganesh Das Pasteur Institute. The case has been registered under Sadar PS Case No. 182 (8) 19 U/s 22 (a)/(b) /29 NDPS Act.