In another shoot-out incident, a suspected drug peddler was injured in a police encounter in the Morigaon district of Assam as he allegedly tried to flee from custody.
The drug mafia of Morigaon was shot by a policeman at around 1 am on Friday at Sagunbahi village when he tried to run away from custody.
According to the police source, “The incident took place when the accused was taken to a char (sandbar) area for another operation against a drug smuggling racket.”
The suspected drug peddler involved in an inter-state racket was shot on his knees and taken to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital for treatment.
The official also informed that he was the person who is involved in drug mafias of Nagaon, Morigaon, and Karbi Anglong districts and has a strong connection with criminals in Dimapur of Nagaland.