90% Drugs Smugglers Held In Assam Are Muslim: Congress MLA Siddique Ahmed

However, he added, the minority community does not like him for pointing this out.
Congress MLA from Assam's South Karimganj, Siddique Ahmed
Congress MLA from Assam's South Karimganj, Siddique Ahmed

Congress legislator from Assam’s Karimganj South, Siddique Ahmed on Saturday said that almost 90 per cent of the narcotics smugglers held in Assam are Muslim.

However, he added, the minority community does not like him for pointing this out.

Speaking on the drugs menace in the state, Ahmed said, “Almost 90 per cent of the drugs smugglers held in Assam are Muslim. Minorities hate me for saying this.”

The Congress MLA then accused former MLA from South Karimganj and Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader Aziz Ahmed Khan’s cousin of being involved in smuggling drugs.

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He said, “Aftaruddin who was arrested with drugs on him, is a distant relative of mine. Nowadays, it is becoming difficult to control my own son.”

Apart from this, the Congress MLA raised his voice against the eviction drive carried out in Karimganj.

He accused the administration saying, “The administration evicted Muslims even after they had pattas on the basis of their religion.

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