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Arunachal Pradesh: Drug dealer held with brown sugar worth Rs 8 lakh

A joint team of Longding Battalion Assam Rifles and Longding Police apprehended a woman drug dealer in Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district on Tuesday. Based on specific intelligence input regarding the

A joint team of Longding Battalion Assam Rifles and Longding Police apprehended a woman drug dealer in Arunachal Pradesh’s Longding district on Tuesday.

Based on specific intelligence input regarding the presence of a drug dealer, a joint operation was launched and apprehended the drug dealer with brown sugar from her possession.

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Four packets comprising 40.93 gm of brown sugar worth Rs 8, 18,600 and the sale proceeds of brown sugar worth Rs 38,620 were seized.

As per inputs, the drug dealer was involved in the transhipment of brown sugar in bulk from Langkho village in Myanmar to Kunsa Village and the further sale of the contraband to various places in Longding.

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Meanwhile, the drug dealer, along with the seized contraband and cash amount, was handed over to Longding Police Station for further investigation.

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First Published: 5th January, 2022 12:27 IST

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