A former Ranji Trophy cricketer from Assam, identified as Mujamil Haque, landed in police net in Guwahati on charges of possessing banned drugs on Thursday. Meanwhile as reports, on a tip-off, the police arrested Haque from a rented house located at Barsapara Rolling Mill under Fatashil Ambari Police Station in Guwahati on Thursday.

The police arrested along with drugs at around 9.30 am. Moreover, they seized 28 gms of Heroin, Nitrosum, and 200 Pasmo Progesic Plus tablets, two cartons of Cefrex Cough Syrup, 120 bottles of Corex Cough Syrup and cash Rs 12,500 from the possession of the ex-Ranji player. Mujamil Haque is currently under the custody of Fatashil Ambari police.

However, this is not the first time the police has arrested him. Speaking to The Sentinel Digital, the officer in charge, Fatashil Ambari, Dilip Bharali said that Mujamil Haque is a former Ranji Trophy player. He also added that the police arrested him previously in similar kind of case.

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He was also involved in drug peddling,” said OC Dilip Bharali.

Meanwhile, Assam had a poor outing in the ongoing season of the Ranji Trophy. They management to win only three matches out of nine games losing four while drawing two. They finished sixth in the Plate Group with 19 points and as a result failed to qualify for the knockout stages.