9th Jul 2024 10:07:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ES Reporter 

ITANAGAR, July 9: The Itanagar Capital Police, arrested Chow Molaping Mansai (38) and Godak Tatak (39), both involved in drug peddling, and recovered 27 vials of suspected heroin from Gohpur area, near here.  
Both the arrestees are government employees. While Chow Molaping Mansai, served as a constable in 2nd IRBN, Godak Tatak, served as a caretaker in the APEDA office.
SP, Rohit Rajbir Singh, said that the arrest of the drug peddler was made following an input from the sources of drugs peddling nearby Gohpur area. Subsequently, a team of police, supported by CRPF was formed to apprehend the peddlers.    
He said a trap was laid, and the team successfully apprehended the individuals on NH-415, Gohpur. Thereby, in the presence of Executive Magistrate and local witnesses, the suspects were served notice.
“During the search, 10 plastic vials containing heroin (1.4 grams), 6 empty plastic vials, and 2 metallic foils were recovered from Chow Molaping Mansai. Based on their statements, a further search of Godak Tatak's rented house led to the recovery of 17 vials containing heroin (2.5 grams) and one empty vial,” SP said.
All seized items were properly weighed, packed, and sealed on the spot. The entire operation was video-recorded for transparency.
A case has been registered under Chimpu PS Case No. 48/24 under Sections 21(a)/29 of the NDPS Act, with SI SK Jha assigned to investigate.
SP said that the Capital Police remains committed to combating drug-related crimes and ensuring community safety. He urged the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the nearest police station.
The operation was led by DySP Kengo Dirchi, SDPO Itanagar, Inspector N Nishant, OC Chimpu PS, Inspector Ongsa Ronrang, and supported by ASI Manish Kumar, Lady Constables Inya Gadi and Sita Nacho, Constables Pura Tamo, Marge Lona, and Tsering Bapu, along with CRPF personnel.

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