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Drug trafficker held

Railway Police nabbed a drug trafficker who was in possession of nearly 2 kg of cannabis  at Tangla railway station on Tuesday. The person was identified as Amar Ali alias Amaruddin Ahmed (30) of Udiana village, Rangia. Ami was on board the Dekargaon-Rangia down passenger train.

"We took him into custody from the train after we spotted a bag in mysterious circumstances. When we interrogated him, two kg ganja was found in his basket. He told us that he was taking the contraband to Rangia," said a official.

According to officials, he is believed to have sourced the contraband from Udalguri. The substance was found to be neatly packed in a bag.  He has been taken into custody.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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