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Hotspot of illegal activities at Newghat, Dhubru

On 8 June around 9 am, members of Nikhil Bharatiya Gantantrik Mahila Samiti recovered tablets (used by drug addicts) from a person when he was coming out from the house of some Rafiq Khan of Newghat area of Dhubri town. That man was identified as Riazul Hussain of Bagulamari and was handed over to the police. Riazul confessed before the police that he indeed bought some drugs from Rafiq. Police recovered 300 tablets from his possession.

On March 25 last, members of that Mahila Samity helped the police to recover two cartoons of cough syrup from the house of that Rafiq (which he stored to sell to the drug addicts), but he was not arrested him yet, Mrs. Gita Talukdar, the District President of that Mahila Samity alleged. She also told that they gave memorandums to the Dhubri distraction many times to arrest Rafiq, but nothing happened.

From the people of that area, it came to know that Rafiq moved freely there and his common dialogue is, ‘Police is in my pocket and none can do anything to me’. Some even pointed fingers to a powerful politician of the town, with whom they felt, Rafiq had a close relationship.

It also came to know that there are also other drug-businessmen in that area and all of them are doing their business freely .But now some of the school going students of Newghat area has also started taking drugs and Dhubri administration should not be just a silent spectator, people felt.

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