GUWAHATI: Based on information, a Tata DI vehicle was intercepted on Monday at 2:30 AM near ISBT under Garchuk PS. The DI was loaded with betel nuts.
During investigation, it was found that the vehicle was illegally transporting the betel nuts from Meghalaya to Barpeta. A case vide Garchuk PS case No. 622/21 u/S 120 (B)/379/411 IPC was registered.
Three persons were arrested and the vehicle was seized. The arrested persons are – Sofiqul Islam, son of Darang Ali, resident of Barpeta, Assam; Aynal Hoque, son of Abdul Rahmat, resident of Kumulliapara under Howly PS in Barpeta; and Abdul Jalil, son of Surjat Ali, resident of Kumulliapara under Howly PS in Barpeta district.