The alert police, keeping in view of the ensuing Assam Assembly elections, arrested a drug peddler in Mankachar under the South Salmara Mankachar district.

Mankachar Police recovered a consignment of psychotropic tablets from the possession of the drug peddler.

The drug peddler has been identified as Zakir Hussain, a resident of Pubergaon- 2 village under Mankachar police station.

The drug peddler was arrested by Mankachar Police during an operation carried out on the basis of secret information.

During the operation, Mankachar POlice seized 1,440 numbers of suspected psychotropic tablets from the possession of Zakir Hussain.

A case has been registered at the Mankachar police station under sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985 against the arrested drug peddler.

“Mankachar P. S. seized 1440 nos. of suspected psychotropic tablets from one Zakir Hussain of vill Pubergaon- 2 under Mankachar P.S. Case has been registered under sections of NDPS Act against the arrested person,” South Salmara Mankachar Police tweeted.

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