HAFLONG, June 7: Police arrested a 45-year-old man identified as Shankar Ghosh on Thursday for allegedly drugging one Rampuitueung Newme and three others by proving cold drinks spiked with drugs. The arrest was made on the basis of an FIR lodged by Newme against Ghose.
The incident took place at Chudingram village under Mahur Police Station, 30 off here, on June 3. During interrogation, Ghosh made a confession saying he did so to steal agricultural goods from Newme’s shop.
A case No 10/19 under section 328/376/511 of IPC was registered at Mahur Police Station. He was produced before the court of the chief judicial magistrate, which remanded him to 14-day judicial custody.