Shillong: Three persons were arrested along with marijuana in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya on Wednesday.
The driver of a Honda City car identified as Laxmindar Gour was arrested after 84 kg of marijuana were recovered from inside his vehicle while conducting a naka checking at Damcherra, Kuliang, NH-6, Additional Superintendent of Police, B Jyrwa said.
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In the same place, police also arrested Md Hachan Mia (37) and Ajir Hosen (35) from Tripura after 77kgs of marijuana was recovered from a Mahindra KUV 100 car.
The police officer said all formalities under NDPS Act have been observed in the presence of independent witnesses.
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Cases have been registered with the Lumshnong police station and an investigation is on to trace the forward and backward linkages.