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Drug peddler injured in police firing in Dhubri

Acting on secret information, a search operation was carried out by a police team led by Sub Inspector, Dewan Rahizuddin Ahmed of BN College town outpost at the residence of drug peddler Bellal Sheikh (35 years) of Indira Gandhi Road in Ward No no.14 of Dhubri town, and a huge cache of narcotic drugs were recovered.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 Jan 2022 3:49 AM GMT

A CORRESPONDENT

DHUBRI: Acting on secret information, a search operation was carried out by a police team led by Sub Inspector, Dewan Rahizuddin Ahmed of BN College town outpost at the residence of drug peddler Bellal Sheikh (35 years) of Indira Gandhi Road in Ward No no.14 of Dhubri town, and a huge cache of narcotic drugs were recovered. Bella Sheikh was arrested on Sunday night. During interrogation, the accused person revealed his nexus with drugs and also agreed to lead the police team to recover drugs and his accomplices at Gauripur.

At around 1 am, the drug peddler on the pretext of attending nature's call tried to escape by assaulting the policemen on duty, and even after repeated warnings to restrain him he couldn't be stopped. Police finding no other way out had to open fire a single round of 9 mm ammunition to restrain him. He sustained injuries at his leg. The accused was then immediately shifted to Dhubri Civil Hospital and is undergoing treatment. The accused has been arrested in at least under three previous cases.

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