Siliguri, 26th December: Once again team of SOG and police of Ashighar Out Post foiled the plan to smuggle drugs from Malda to Siliguri. Based on a tip-off, the police of SOG and Ashighar police station, in a joint operation, arrested two delivery men with a huge amount of drugs.
The accused have been identified as Deepak Sahni (26) and Ranjit Roy (33), residents of Dalkhola and Raiganj respectively. It has been learned that the duo had brought drugs (brown sugar) from Malda to Siliguri for smuggling. Both men were told to whom to deliver the drugs after reaching Siliguri whose name will be disclosed soon.
Reportedly, Deepak and Ranjit were standing near Chudamil under Ashighar Out Post carrying drugs. As soon as the SOG came to know about this, the police of SOG and Ashighar Out Post conducted a joint operation near the said area and searched a vehicle based on suspicion.
During the search, 650 grams of brown sugar were recovered from the vehicle. After which Deepak Sahni and Ranjit Roy were arrested. The police of Ashighar Out Post will present both the accused in the Siliguri court on Tuesday after registering a case under the NDPS Act. The police are probing the entire matter.