Darrang police with the help of Goalpara police on Thursday arrested two notorious drug peddlers from the Guwahati- Kokata bound 12518 Garib Rath express at Goalpara railway station.
Darrang police was on the lookout for both these criminals identified as Tahir Hussain (31), s/o Abul Hussain, resident of Nageswar and Sajidur Rahman (31), s/o Saidur Rahman, resident of Nagajani under Kharupetia Police Station, in connection with a case (No. 109 / 2018) registered in Dhula Police Station in the month of March.
The police registered the case following a raid in the house of Tahir Hussain where heroin in 44 nos plastic vials and huge quantity of contraband drugs Nitrozepam were seized.
However main accused Tahir Hussain and his accomplice Sajidur Rahman managed to escape from the police dragnet. Since then both of them have been absconding before they were nabbed on Thursday from Goalpara. Accused Tahir Hussain is the son-in- law of a senior Congress leader of Dalgaon LAC, police said.