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Assam police on Tuesday arrested four drug peddlers from different locations of Dibrugarh and seized 85 grams of brown sugar from their possession.
The drug peddlers have been identified as Sarat Saikia, Udipto Bora, Niki Saikia and Tutu Ali.
Police also seized a Zen car bearing the registration number (AS01M 0178).
Dibrugarh Superintendent of Police Prateek Thube said, "After getting specific information about the drug peddlers, Dibrugarh police launched an operation led by Officer in charge of Dibrugarh police station Rajib Saikia, TSI Arjun Singh and Gabarupothar in-charge Anupam Gowalla, and arrested four drug peddlers from different locations of the town."
The drugs are worth over Rs 7 to 8 lakh in the Indian market.
"We are investigating the backward linkages. Till now we cannot reveal much about the case because our interrogation is on," SP said.
"We have launched a crackdown against drugs in Dibrugarh and, so far we have seized a large number of contraband drugs and arrested many drug peddlers from Dibrugarh district. Our crackdown against drugs will continue," Thube added.
(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)