Seized cannabis in police custody. Image: Northeast Now

Lakhimpur police on Sunday night recovered 104.65 kilograms of cannabis from Kadam-Teng Basti under Boginadi PS.

The Lakhimpur police, under the leadership of SP Harekrishna Nath, over the past few weeks have been on a mission-mode against drugs-trafficking in the district.

On Sunday night, a police team of Additional SP (HQ) Pranab Kumar Pegu, DSP (Border) Faruque Ahmed, Boginadi PS OC Diganta Saloi, and SI Priyabrat Gogoi recovered the cannabis.

The team also arrested two persons- Sarat Dutta and Rajesh Munda and seized three mobile phones from their possession.

In another incident, Lakhimpur police on Sunday night recovered heroin from two persons in Banderdewa and Harmutty respectively.

In Banderdewa, police seized 26.68 grams of the drugs from the possession of one Samartha Banu near Brahmaputra Academy English School.

Police in possession of seized heroin. Image: Northeast Now

The operation was led by Lakhimpur DSP (HQ) Ruma Neog along with Madan Kalita, IC, Banderdewa.

Around 200 empty finger-sized plastic containers were also seized from the possession of the woman.

In Harmutty, 2.86 grams of heroin from the possession of one Sohidul Islam.

The operation was led by Harmutta Police Outpost IC Prabhakar Singh.

Farhana Ahmed

Farhana Ahmed is Northeast Now Correspondent in North Lakhimpur. She can be reached at: farhana.ahmed777@gmail.com

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