In a major operation against narcotics, Doomdooma police on Monday arrested three drug traffickers from the town and recovered 690 grams of brown sugar from their possession.
The trio were identified as Amod Shah, a drug dealer of the area and two peddlers Munna Sahani and Sunil Das.
Tinsukia SP Debojit Deori said, “After receiving a piece of specific information, the police team from Doomdooma police station carried out a raid below the Doomdooma town overbridge and intercepted three persons carrying out a drug deal. A search on them led to the recovery of the drugs consignment. We have arrested one drug dealer and two drug peddlers,”.
Sub-Inspector of Doomdooma police station Chittaranjan Buragohain who led the recovery said that the accused Amod Shah was the kingpin of the entire drugs racket in Doomdooma area and he used to supply drugs to his customers through his network. The trio has been booked under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
Raids by Tinsukia police in the recent past has led to the arrest of several drug peddlers besides recovery of a substantial amount of brown sugar and cannabis.
“Our crackdown against drug racket will continue. Many young people are involved in drug consumption and drug peddling,” Deori said.