Raha , Sept 11 : A drug peddler identified as Joolhas Ali was detained by the villagers of Mulankota under Raha police station early on Saturday morning.
According to the information , the accused was on his way to Monipurtoop village , bordering the Nagaon - Morigaon districts , to deliver the consignment on his bike bearing no AS 02 V 6579. On receiving the information from the villagers , Raha police arrived on the spot and recovered 5 kg ganja worth lakhs of rupees from the possession of the drug peddler. Police also seized the motorcycle of the accused used for supplying the ganja.
The accused is an inhabitant of Atigaon village , Dighaliati under Raha police station. Meanwhile, a case has been registered in this connection and further investigation is on, police said.