Guwahati: Atleast eight drug peddlers include two women arrested by Arunachal Police from different locations in Changlang district.
The police also recovered suspected contraband items from the apprehended drug peddlers, including heroin and opium.
The arrested drug peddlers identified as Liza Singh (19), Rangkhil Jugli (23), Remmat Jugli (26), Khimsam Ngemu (42), Panghom Pangtha (35), Anupam Singh (30), Tarh Hassang (35) and Hingroi Kenglang (43).
Meanwhile, the police have registered two criminal cases against the arrested drug peddlers at the Changlang police station in Arunachal Pradesh under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, Act.
Brown sugar (2 gms approx), opium (326.95 gms approx), used opium (4.12 gms approx), and a syringe (13 nos) were among the contraband items seized. The authorities have also seized one mobile phone.