Shillong: Three people were arrested in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district on Wednesday and heroin worth Rs 2 crore was seized from their possession, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, police intercepted a Silchar-bound car coming from Shillong and seized 412 gm of heroin from the vehicle, district Superintendent of Police Jagpal Singh Dhanoa said.

“East Jaintia Hills police seizes 500gm of heroin from the Chasis of Bolero vehicle coming from Manipur at Ladrymbai, 3person arrested. @meghalayapolice always on alert to eradicate the drug trafficking in the states & the country in coordination with other agencies.” tweeted Lahkmen Rymbui, Meghalaya Minister in charge of Home (Police) and District Council Affairs.

A case was registered under NDPS Act and further investigation is underway, he added.

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