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Assam police seize illegal acquired properties of drug king

The suspect was arrested last month from Karbi Anglong district.

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Guwahati: The Assam Police has seized the illegally acquired properties of a suspected drug kingpin, a top official said.

The suspect was arrested last month from Karbi Anglong district.

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“In a first, probably in the country, we moved competent authority to freeze the illegally acquired properties by druglord Baba Hazarika of Karbi Anglong,” Director General of Police Bhaskarjyoti Mahanta tweeted.

He added that it was done after a financial investigation was carried out by the Karbi Anglong Police.

“The precedence is set, a new frontier is opened in our fight against the menace of drugs. We SHALL overcome,” Mahanta added.

After the second BJP led took power in Assam with Himanta Biswa Sarma as a Chief Minister, the state police has been carrying out operations against illegal drug dealings.

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