Hojai police
Two drug peddlers along with the seized drugs. Image credit - Northeast Now

Acting on a tip-off the Hojai police have seized a huge consignment of drugs.

Following an operation, a team of Hojai police was able to seize a huge amount of intoxicating tablets and capsules.

The police also arrested two drug peddlers from Jugijan area under the Hojai district.

According to police sources, the drug peddlers have been identified as Bappa Dey and Babul Dey, both residents of New Colony in Lumding.

Reportedly, the Hojai police seized 1,200 numbers of Nitrosun 10 tablets and 28,470 numbers of Samplex Plus capsules from the possession of the two drug peddlers.

Talking to the reporters on Sunday, Hojai superintendent of police Ankur Jain said, “Hojai police’s mission against illicit drugs is going on.”

“As part of that mission on Saturday evening, based on secret inputs, we were able to apprehend two drug peddlers along with a huge quantity of intoxicating tablets,” the Hojai superintendent of police told media persons.

“The duo will be produced before the court and after that, they will be taken into police custody. We will try to bust the nexus of the drug rackets in the district, which is taking our youths in the wrong direction,” Jain added.

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