GUWAHATI / JORABAT, Aug 13 - As many as six persons were arrested and drugs, firearms and other items seized from them in raids conducted by police in Guwahati and Sonapur during the last 24 hours.
A team led by ACP Sonapur Abotani Doley last night raided two houses at Jogukuchi at Sonapur under Sonapur Police Station and apprehended two persons.
Based on the confession of these two persons � Pradip Deka (35) and Apurba Medhi (26) � another two houses were raided at Pakhiyabari, Teteliguri under Khetri PS and two others � Rana Deka (34) and Rafi Khan from Thoubal district in Manipur � were apprehended.
A country-made revolver, five live rounds of 9 mm ammunition, nine packets of suspected brown sugar and four mobile handsets were seized from their possession.
Meanwhile, City Police Crime Branch along with personnel from Panbazar Police Station today conducted a raid and arrested two persons from Lakhtokia after suspected drugs were seized from their possession.
The arrested persons have been identified as Motiur Rahman of Sipajhar and Khalilur Rahman of Baihata Chariali. The team seized two packets of drugs containing 22 grams of suspected heroin, Rs 68,000 in cash and a mobile phone from their possession.