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Drug smuggler hurt in an encounter with Assam Police; Drugs worth over Rs 9 lakh seized

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An encounter with a drug vendor with the Assam Police resulted in an injury of the drug peddler, and drugs worth over Rs 9 lakh was confiscated.

On Thursday morning, a narcotics peddler was hurt during an encounter with police in Nagaon district.

Sajiul Islam, who was shot in the leg while attempting to flee police custody, has been recognised as the injured.

After successfully obtaining bail, Islam was re-arrested in a drug-trafficking case. He was from Nagaon’s Batadrava.

In addition to drugs worth Rs 9 lakh, police discovered guns and ammunition in his possession.

Nagaon police used Twitter to keep the public updated on the situation. “Notorious & Charge Sheeted Drug Supplier Siajul Islam of Kodomonigaon, Batadrava has secured Bail,” they said. After a brief encounter this morning, he was injured and re-arrested. Drugs worth more than nine lakh rupees were recovered, as well as a.22 pistol with four rounds.”

3 Assam Rifles jawans and one civilian were detained with drugs worth Rs 1 crore

On Friday, three Assam Rifle jawans and one civilian were caught in the Dibrugarh district with a big amount of suspected heroin.

The arrest was made by Dibrugarh Police, led by Additional Superintendent of Police Bitul Chetia. 

Police also confiscated two vehicles: a Bolero automobile from Jokai in Dibrugarh with registration number AS 07L 4096 and a Tata Xenon from Dergaon with registration number NL 11 2673. 

According to an official, the group was detained by police in Jokai, near Dibrugarh, while travelling from Dimapur to Tinsukia.

They had 269 grammes of suspected heroin in their possession, according to police.

The narcotics, estimated to be worth Rs 1 crore, were scheduled to be transported to a Tinsukia drug dealer.

Ranjit Kumar Singha, Binay Kumar, and Junush Khan were the Assam Rifles jawans who were killed.

Pezslhoulie Rupreo, the arrested citizen, has been recognised.

RREST 1 assam The North-Eastern Chronicle

In Mizoram, the Assam Rifles recover foreign-origin cigarettes worth Rs 67.6 lakh

Assam Rifles in Mizoram recovered foreign-origin cigarettes worth Rs 67.60 lakh at Hnahlan in Champhai district, in yet another campaign against illegal smuggling.

Based on specific intelligence, the Aizawl Battalion of HQ 23 Sector Assam Rifles effected the seizure during an operation under the supervision of HQ Inspector General Assam Rifles (East).

The Aizawl Battalion of the Assam Rifles recovered 52 cases of foreign-origin cigarettes during the operation, according to the HQ IGAR (East).


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