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STF Raid Leads To Apprehension Of Drug Peddler

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HT Bureau

GUWAHATI, Feb 27: Special Task Force (STF) of Assam Police on Tuesday apprehended drugs peddler cum veteran thief and recovered 23.5 grams of heroin from Khanapara area of Guwahati, said an official statement on Tuesday.

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Acting on received intelligence, a raid was conducted at the magic stand near Khanapara Golpak under Basistha Police Station (PS) jurisdiction, the statement added.

“The operation resulted in the apprehension of a notorious drugs peddler cum veteran thief, along with the recovery of various items,” it added.

The seized items from the raid include 18 vials suspected to contain Heroin, weighing a total of 23.5 grams. Additionally, three empty plastic containers, threedifferent wrenches and one knife also recovered.

“The individual apprehended during the raid is identified as 23-years-old Sapan Roy, also known as Bhuttu. Currently, he resides at Basisitha Chariali Natun Bazar, under Basistha Police Station, Kamrup (Metro),” the statement concluded.

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Authorities are undertaking necessary formalities following the apprehension.

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