Another person accused of drug smuggling was injured in police firing in Guwahati’s Gorchuk area on Monday night.
The injured person identified as Taser Ali is an accused in a drug smuggling and peddling case.
He was arrested on Monday for allegedly being involved in an international drug smuggling case.
The police said that Taser was involved in crimes related to illegal contrabands and was running the illegal trades with his wife.
Also Read: Assam records 351 new COVID-19 cases
He was injured in police firing after he had allegedly tried to flee from the police during a site visit where he was supposed to show the police location of other people involved in the trade.
Taser was shot in his leg while trying to flee from the police.
He was immediately taken to the GMCH for treatment. His wife is on the police radar and might be arrested soon.
It may be mentioned that Taser was arrested on the basis of his involvement in a smuggling racket that was shipping contraband drugs from Manipur to Bangladesh.