Four people including an IRBn constable have been arrested at Naharlagun in Arunachal Pradesh for their alleged involvement in drug peddling.

Acting on specific information, a team of Naharlagun police, under the direct supervision of SDPO Abhimanyu Poswal launched an operation and arrested an alleged drug peddler Sagar Das.

During interrogation, Das told police that he purchased the drugs from one Sofirudin Ali and one Asmot Ali, residents of North Assam’s Laluk.

Based on his confessional statement, police arrested both of them and recovered narcotic substances and cash from their possession.

They further revealed that they had purchased the drugs from a policeman, who was later identified as Ct Jumkar Lingu of 3rd IRBn. The police recovered and seized narcotics and cash from his possession as well.

On December 21, a team of police brought three boys to the Naharlagun police station on suspicion of consuming narcotics.

During interrogation, the trio revealed that they had brought drugs from one Sagar Das, a resident of B-Sector in Naharlagun.

During police interrogation, it was found that Ct Jumkar Lingu was the kingpin behind the entire operation and he was using his uniform to procure drugs from Assam and sold it to young drug abuse victims of the area through Sofirudin Ali, Asmot Ali and Sagar Das.

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