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Ganja peddlers arrested

KOKRAJHAR: Chirang police apprehended seven persons for illegally carrying Ganja at a checking at Chapaguri national highway late Sunday evening.

Police carried out a search operation on Sunday evening along the 31C National Highway at Chapaguri in Chirang district. During the search checking, police detected three bikes coming from Barama of Baksa district in which over 100 kgs of Ganja were illegally brought out. Police seized the Ganja and arrested persons.

The arrested persons were identified as Jwngsar Wary, Dwimalu Brahma, Kanaklal Brahma of Kokrajhar district, David Basumatary, Swmkhwr Brahma, Akash Basumatary and Dhananjay Brahma of Chirang district.

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