A drug peddler has been arrested by Mangaldai Police along with brown sugar.

The drug peddler was remanded to two-day police custody by a Mangaldai court on Monday.

The drug peddler has been identified as 26-year-old Dadul Ali.

A case (No 244 /2020) has been registered at Mangaldai police station in Darrang district against him under section 20 (b).

According to police, acting on an input about the movement of a drug peddler in Mangaldai town, a team from Mangaldai PS, led by its sub-inspector Chandan Das and Town Branch in-charge sub-inspector Latuk Das  on Sunday night conducted a raid in ward no 2 area of the town.

During the raid, the police team managed to arrest Dadul Ali, son of late Sarfaruddin Ali, a resident of the locality.

The police team also recovered around six grams of suspected brown sugar in six small plastic containers, a cash amount of Rs 26,520, strips of foil paper, a knife, a lighter besides a Pulsar 220 bike bearing registration no AS01 BZ 5688.

On Monday, the arrested drug peddler was produced before a court at Mangaldai which remanded him to two days’ police custody.

The recovered drugs will cost several thousand rupees, the police sources informed.

Mayukh Goswami

Mayukh Goswami is Northeast Now Correspondent in Mangaldai. He can be reached at: mayukh.mld@gmail.com