With the efforts of the District Administration and District Police in tightening the noose on the drug menace, a drug peddler and addict Eko Meto, who was extorting money from engineers and cattle sheds in Roing, Arunachal Pradesh, has been arrested by the Police on Friday last.
Two packets of suspected cocaine and ganja were recovered from the peddler, identified as Eko Meto. A drug addict himself, Meto was also allegedly involved in extortion activities.
A case under the NDPS Act has been registered against him at the police station here, and meanwhile, the hunt is on for his co-peddler.
The police team was led by Town Magistrate Sanjay Taram and DSP Opir Paton.