Police seize 30 kgs of cannabis, arrest peddlers

ITANAGAR, Dec 15: The capital police on Saturday arrested three persons, identified as Kholie Nanu, Kholie Tade and Tath Yaro, for illegally selling cannabis from Prem Nagar area of Naharlagun.
“Nearly 30 kgs of cannabis were recovered from the home of Kholie Nanu,” Capital Complex SP M Harsha Vardhan informed.
Acting on a tip-off, a police team led by Naharlagun police station OC Inspector K Yangfo and SI SS Jha raided the house of the suspect.
The SP said the police team succeeded in seizing such a large quantity of drugs “due to regular patrolling, which led to some suspicious places being identified.
“The capital police team then diligently followed up the leads to generate actionable information,” the SP said.
He, however, did no divulge further information as the investigation is ongoing.