The police have arrested two drug peddlers from the Kherukhanda village of Dhekiajuli in Assam’s Sonitpur district.

The police also recovered 2 kg, 10 grams of cannabis concealed in a plastic bag from their possession.

The accused have been identified as Jumela khatun and her husband Md. Amair Hussain.

According to sources, a police team led by Dhekiajuli Police Station sub-inspector Bipul Biswas conducted a raid at the residence of Khatun on Monday and recovered the cannabis.

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They had prior information about the duo dealing in narcotic substances.

A case has been registered against the duo and further investigations are underway.

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