NAMRUP, June 10: After receiving strict instructions from the chief minister, police have been conducting a massive crackdown on illicit drugs for the past few days.
On Thursday, Namrup police seized approx. 2.5 kg of cannabis from Namrup tea garden. According to Moon Prakash Tewari, in-charge of Namrup police station, “A huge amount of cannabis has been seized from Prabhat Sonar house, a resident of Namrup Tea Estate. From his house we have seized a sack of cannabis weighing approx. 2.5 Kg.”
It has been known that Prabhat Sonar has been trading cannabis for a long time. Namrup Tea Estate permanent worker Sonar was not at home at that time.
“The real culprit is not arrested so far but for witness we have taken custody of a family member,” the OC said.