ITANAGAR, May 18 - Two men have been arrested here along with 36 grams of heroin, police said Saturday.
They have been identified as Bengia Rigia (20), son of People�s Party of Arunachal (PPA) chief Kahfa Bengia, and Sosar Punung, brother-in-law of Congress�s Palin constituency candidate Takam Pario, officials said.
While 31 grams of heroin have been found from Sosar, police said they seized five grams of the drugs from Bengia.
A team was formed to check drug peddling in the city and on prior inputs a probe was started and the duo was arrested, Superintendent of Police (Capital) Tume Amo said.
Sosar Punung was arrested from a government quarter at Vivek Vihar area of city and Bengia was arrested from his house in Mowb-II area, the officer said.
Police said they have also seized 58 long and 42 small plastic tubes used to sell drugs. � PTI