2 peddlers nabbed, 51 vials of drug seized

NAHARLAGUN, Apr 26: Naharlagun Police, while continuing its efforts to combat drug trafficking in Itanagar Capital Region under Operation Dawn to ensure safety and well-being of capital dwellers, arrested two drug peddlers on Thursday, according to police sources.

On receiving inputs about the movement of drug traffickers in Nirjuli area, a team of Nirjuli Police led by police station OC T M Nekam and SI Vivek Linghi, under supervision of SP Mihin Gambo, apprehended the duo from Bage Tinali and recovered total 51 plastic vials containing suspected contraband drug heroin from their possession.

They have been identified as Bengia Kaya (20) and Khoda Rikam (23). The search and seizure were made in presence of Naharlagun SDPO and executive magistrate. Thus, a criminal case under NDPS Act was registered with Nirjuli PS, the sources added.

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