Six youths were arrested at Tarun Nagar in Cinnamara area of Jorhat district in connection with possession of suspected narcotic substances.
All of the six youths were produced before the court in Jorhat which sent five of them to the police custody.
One of the six arrested youths, identified as 24-year-old Gougik Borah, a resident of Club Road in Lakhi Nagar, was found to be Covid19 positive and he was sent to the Jorhat Medical College Hospital (JMCH) for treatment.
The five others have been identified as 24-year-old Nipen Das, a resident of Rajabari Tarun Nagar; 26-year-old Aditya Sharma, a resident of Ramakrishna Nagar; 26-year-old Titu Das from Gormur JEC; 31-year-old Ranjit Gupta from Club Road at Ram Krishna Nagar and 23-year-old Akashdeep Sarma from Ramakrishna Nagar.
Two packets of 11 mg and 28 mg containing suspected narcotic substances were recovered from their possession.