Guwahati: In an operation in the ongoing war on drugs in Assam, a drug peddler was injured during an encounter with police in Biswanath district on Friday night.
According to reports, there were two peddlers.
The Assam police reportedly fired at two peddlers, one of whom was injured after being hit.
The injured has been identified as one Fakir Ali.
Meanwhile, both are under police custody.
The other peddler has been identified as one Inamul Haque.
The police reportedly recovered large quantities of contraband substances from their possession.
Currently, the injured peddler Fakir Ali is receiving treatment at Tezpur Medical College.