In a major crackdown against the menace of drug markets mushrooming at an alarming pace in and around the border location between Assam’s Margherita and Changlang District of Arunachal Pradesh, team Changlang Police in association with F-149 unit of Changlang CRP lead by Inspector C.A. Namchoom apprehended 3 drug peddlers on Wednesday besides recovering around 83 grams of suspected drug contraband from the possession of the three anti-social elements separately on Tuesday afternoon.
According to Changlang Police, the apprehended persons hailed from Margherita and Dibrugarh based were identified as Md Sofi Shah (33) of Borgolai Telkhat Basti, Ghanshyam Pradhan(46 ) of Margherita Tinali and Md. Ijaz Khan(22) son of Younis Khan, of Loharpatti Gali no2 under Dibrugarh Police Station.
The Superintendent of Police of Changlang during expressed great concern in regard to the extent of damage caused due to growing menace of the drugs in various forms in human society and underlined the irreparable loss the deadly substance has been causing particularly to the youths section irrespective if geography
Meanwhile, a has been registered at Changlang police Station vides CLG PS C No 30/19 and prosecuted u/s 21(b)/28/29 of the NDPS Act.