Guwahati: Paltan Bazar police arrested a food delivery boy for allegedly peddling drugs in the city of Guwahati on Monday.
Two more drug peddlers including a woman were also arrested in connection to the incident.
Based on information regarding drugs selling by Zomato, Swiggy boys, a search operation used to be conducted at South Sarania under Paltanbazar Police Station and three peddlers namely, Subhankar Sarkar (20) son of Dilip Sarkar of Bylane 7, South Sarania, PS Paltanbazar, Brojen Das (21) son of Ganesh Das of bylane 4, South Sarania, PS Paltanbazar and Gayatri Roy (40) wife of Lt Lakhinda Roy of Byelane 7, South Sarania, PS Paltanbazar have been apprehended.
The police team also retrieved 13 numbers of containers containing suspected brown sugar weighing 6 grams.
Brojen Das is at the moment working with Swiggy and Zomato as food delivery agent.
Following the incident, their houses were being searched for other incriminating materials.
Meantime, two more drug peddlers were arrested by Chandmari police.
The two drug peddlers were identified as Yuv Ali and Bapdhan Pathak were arrested.
53 numbers of drugs containers retrieved from their possession.