|Cannabis seized, two held |
MANGALDAI, Nov 14 - Dalgaon police in Darrang district on Wednesday night seized a big illegal consignment of cannabis (ganja) carried in a vehicle on NH-15 and nabbed two persons in this connection.
“In our naka checking on Wednesday night, we intercepted a Tata DI vehicle bearing registration no AS-27-5364 coming from the Rowta direction and on being searched recovered 38 kilograms of ganja brought in five different carton packs,” said a policeman. Two persons identified as Sukur Ali and Asadul Haque belonging to Besimari, who were in the vehicle, have been booked. A case has been registered under NDPS Act and both the arrested persons have been remanded to judicial custody.
Traders often use the NH-15 route via Darrang district as one of the safest routes to carry the cannabis mostly produced in Udalguri district and bordering Arunachal Pradesh.