In a delayed report, West Garo Hills (WGH) police arrested a resident of Tura after a search of his temporary house in the Dakogre locality led to the recovery of a huge amount of psychotropic substances.
The incident took place on November 18 and was based on credible information from sources as per the police.
As per reports, on receiving information of narcotic substances being transported in a motorcycle from the Rongkhon area, naka checkings were set up. Accordingly the suspect, identified as one Bilgrang Sangma, was intercepted by the police near Rongkhon area at about 1 pm.
Upon his leading, Sangma’s temporary house in Dakopgre was searched in the presence of independent witnesses at around 3:30 pm and a total of 589 pink coloured tablets (suspected to be Yaba tablets) weighing about 58 grams were recovered.
A case has been registered at the Tura PS in the matter and the accused forwarded to Court after arrest. Police sources confirmed that further investigation into the matter was currently on.