Darrang Police in Assam has declared war on drugs. 

In continuation with its crackdown on illegal drug trade, Darrang police on Thursday recovered over four kilograms of ganja (cannabis). 

The consignment of ganja was recovered from Khataniapara village in the district. 

One person has also been arrested in connection with the recovery. 

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The arrested person has been identified as Mohammad Ali (48). 

“Acting on a tip off staff from Dhula Police Station led by its officer in charge, assisted by DSP (Head Quarters) and under the supervision of SP, Darrang raided the house and residence of one Mohammad Ali (48) at village Khataniapara and managed to seize nearly four and half kilogram of cannabis,” police informed. 

A case has been registered at Dhula Police Station in connection with the seizure and arrest of the individual. 

Recently Darrang police arrested three persons, who were involved in illegal drugs trade, from different parts of the district and also seized several grams of banned drugs like brown sugar and heroin.   

Mayukh Goswami

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