Crime: The Gelephug police have detained three men in connection with peddling of controlled substances on September 20 and 21.

Police arrested the first man, a parking fee collector in Gelephug on September 20 and after questioning him, it lead to the arrest of the two others, a school dropout and a taxi driver, who were his accomplice. Police seized 118 capsules of spasmo proxyvon from the parking fee collector’s house and 59 capsules from the taxi driver.

The tri admitted to police that they bought the controlled substance from the boarder town of Dathgari and Barabeta in Assam.

Police have been keeping eye on the drug peddlers and the main culprit, the parking fee collector was arrested on the tip off of their informers. The suspects claimed that the banned substances were for self-consumption, according to police.