The city police have been continuously conducting raids to nab drug peddlers who are manacling the youths. On Sunday, the city police arrested a person with 15 vials of drugs from the Teteliya area. The accused have been identified as Narayan Das alias Abdulla Sheikh. The team seized five mobile phones and a Figo car (AS01- MA0030) from his possession
Besides that, in another operation, the Crime Branch and Satgaon Police arrested one Nanao Mangte (32) with 302 gm brown sugar from Panjabari. The accused is from Churachandpur, Manipur.
Chief Minister Himanta Biswas Sarma stated that the Assam Police arrested 49 persons and registered 22 drug cases on June 5. The seizures include — 2.062 kg brown sugar, 14.313 kg ganja, 1,17,138 tablets, 21 codeine-based cough syrup bottles, 252 gm opium, and Rs 4,33,270 cash. It is to be mentioned that the drug peddlers are using different techniques to avoid arrest and supply drugs. On Saturday amid the lockdown, the peddlers are delivering drugs to the doorstep by disguising themselves as food delivery persons. Assam police have strict eyes on them and several checks have been made of food drivers in a bid to avoid drug peddling.