A suspected drug dealer was arrested by police at 13th Mile, Byrnihat, Ri-Bhoi yesterday with 10g of heroin in his possession.
The suspect was identified as Suresh Prasad Kanu of Guwahati. Intelligence regarding his planned entry into Meghalaya with intent to supply drugs was received by police, who detained him in Byrnihat.
A mobile phone, ATM card and Rs 2,640 in cash were also seized from his possession.
A case has been registered against Kanu under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.