Khliehriat: The Office of the Superintendent of Police, East Jaintia Hills District, Khliehriat in all-out operation to get Drug Racket in the District busted appealed to the public to join hands and help the police in this mission by informing any suspicious move or any knowledge of persons or groups suspected to be involving in it.
The Police released the Official account of the arrest made, case reference and photographs of those foreign nationals who involved in Drug peddling and smuggling in the District. 14 arrests have been made so far. Out of this, twelve have been verified as Nigerians, one from Ivory Coast and another one is without passport. These peddlers enter India through Indo-Bangladesh border and do not have Indian visa. They do so with local help both in Bangladesh and India. On being interrogated, some of them claim they came to India to play in football club, others to do business in textile. The police smells a network of design behind this sudden illegal immigration in a span of just four days. Therefore, police are determined to unearth this network for which the public’s cooperation is needed.
In the State of Meghalaya Drugs peddling and smuggling activities is on the rise. When some village authorities or the public themselves come out to help the police, it boosted the spirit of the police. Therefore, perhaps the Superintendent of Police, EJHD, Khliehriat is optimistic in this regard so that he officially appealed to the public to join hands by informing the police any suspicious move or have any knowledge of person (s) involving in it.
Drug addiction has become a menace in the State in recent times and the impact it has on people’s lives, families and society is catastrophic. Therefore, it is the duty of all to be extra alert and cooperate with police authority to contain the menace in all forms.