Silchar, Jul 16: In what could be called a major success in the fight against drugs, Cachar police seized 50,000 YABA tablets and arrested a person on Friday.
Cachar SP Vaibhav Nimbalkar informed that the operation was led by OC of Lakhipur police station and staff and the arrested person has been identified as Md. Salimuddin of Imphal East in Manipur.
Further the SP said that in another incident, based on secret inputs, SDPO Lakhipur and staff conducted raid and search in the house of Dilip Singh of Lakhipur and recovered 5.5 kgs of suspected cannabis (Ganja) from his possession and accordingly he was apprehended.
Moreover, Additional SP (HQ) Partha Pratim Saikia along with other policemen conducted a raid in the residence of a person named Md. Abul Uddin Choudhury in Athal Basti under Silchar PS and recovered 27.69 grams suspected heroin. In this regard, two persons have been arrested namely, Md. Ikbal Uddin Choudhury and Md. Abul Choudhury. Legal action is being followed, the SP maintained.