Arunachal: Pasighat Police Arrest Seven Persons, Seize Drugs-Ganja and Kani

Pasighat Police

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  • Police first raided the house of Nayi Riba after getting specific information that a person
  • Police also seized three 12 Bore Shotgun live cartridges and gambling items

The Northeast region has become the hub of smuggling. Regarding the issue, Pasighat Police have arrested seven persons for possessing and peddling drugs from Pasighat and Oyan. Several types of drugs, Ganja and Kani (Opium) have been also seized from the arrested persons, the report said.

Earlier, four persons were arrested by Police, identified as Nayi Riba, Katan Mongku alias Pagram, Ojong Osik and Lenzing Saring. During a series of a raid conducted in Gumin Nagar and Dibu area of Pasighat on the night of November 10, Police seized the banned drugs. Three 12 Bore Shotgun live cartridges and gambling items (Dice sets) during the raids.

Police first raided the house of Nayi Riba after getting specific information that a person (Nayi Riba) was smoking Ganja. During interrogation, Riba admitted that he had purchased it from one Katan Mongku, who later disclosed the names of Ojong Osik and Lenzing Saring.

Police have registered cases against the arrested persons under various sections of NDPS Act and Arms Act at Pasighat Police Station. Police also seized three 12 Bore Shotgun live cartridges and gambling items (Dice sets) during the raids.

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Meanwhile, Pasighat Police arrested two drugs peddlers from Oyan circle during an early morning raid on Sunday.

Acting on a tip-off, Pasighat Police along with a team of Women Against Social Evil (WASE) and Sille Oyan Circle Officer Ocean Gao raided the houses of Najush Bori of Yeken and Kohima Noroh of Oyan and recovered more than a kg of (650gm and 700gm) Ganja from their possession, informed Deputy SP Makcha.

Both of them have been handed over to Sille-Oyan Police after lodging an FIR against them.

According to officer-in-charge of Pasighat Police Station A. Taki said that Brown Sugar, Opium and Ganja in small quantities were seized from their possession along with Kani (Opium) and Ganja making implements.

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