Two suspected drug peddlers were caught while travelling on an interstate bus today.
The bus (ML 05 T 8121) was going through Ri-Bhoi when it was stopped and, upon conducting a search of the suspects, police recovered two soap boxes containing heroin, along with eight vials and one syringe.
The detainees have been identified as Sumit Naha (21) and Rahul Ghosh (25) from Dibrugarh in Assam.
The heroin weighed 21.05g. Two mobile phones were also seized from the duo’s possession. A criminal case has been registered against them at Nongpoh police station.