TEZPUR: Acting on a tip-off, Sonitpur Police arrested three notorious thieves, identified as Mirajul Islam, Amir Ali and Dilder Hussain, who were involved in Tezpur PS Case No. 1142/21 U/S 457/380 IPC. Police recovered three stolen mobile phones, two SIM cards, gold and silver jewellery, melted gold and Rs 3,600 cash from their possession.
On the other hand, a team led by S Suklabaidya, DSP(B), CI Missamari and OC Thelamara, recovered Rs 81,000 within 24 hours of the theft being reported in Thelamara PS (case no 79/21 U/S 457/380 IPC). One Dipankar Dey and a minor boy were apprehended in this connection.
Sonitpur police also seized around 10 kg ganja from the house of one Dhruba Nath at Gabhoru Shiva Mandir under Bihaguri OP during the ongoing operation against drugs. Later, he was arrested.
In a joint operation by Sonitpur Police along with Excise Department under the leadership of CO Chariduar, 7 cartons of illicit Arunachal made IMFL and 100 litres of country liquor were seized at Lobarguri and Sonipam areas in Sonitpur district. The whole operation was carried out under the supervision of Dhananjay P Ghanawat, Superintendent of Police, and Additional SP, Amar Choudhury.