2nd Mar 2021 11:03:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News


PASIGHAT, Mar 2:  Acting on tip off from sources engaged by Women Against Social Women (WASE), the East Siang District police arrested a drug peddler on Monday from Giidii Notko, Monday market here and seized 5. 2 grams of heroin from the possession of the drug supplier hailing from Murkong Selek, Jonai, Assam.  
Drug peddler Mafijul Hoque from Assam supplies drugs in East Siang district for quite sometime now and he was under the watch of team WASE who have been fighting drugs and other illicit substance menace in the district all these years. “Drug peddler Mafijul Hoque comes to Monday market of Pasighat as a businessman and he has been selling drugs to our youths here. He has been in our watch for long time and we wanted to nab him red-handed which succeeded on Monday on arrest as we received confirmed information that he has came to the town with drugs," said Joya Tasung Moyong, General Secretary, WASE.
The raid was carried out by Police, WASE and assisted by Jering Matkir Society youths. A case has been registered vide Pasighat PS Case No. 22/2021 U/S 22(b) NDPS Act on 1st March 2021 against the drug peddler.
Meanwhile, WASE has appealed to the general public including the youths to come in support of the fight against drug menace which has been ruining the lives of many youths of the East Siang and neighbouring districts. 

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
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