'Anyone lost 590 kg of cannabis?' Assam Police leave twitterati in splits

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Jun 05, 2019, 02:19 PM(IST)

The stack of bags posted by Assam Police on its Twitter handle. (Photo: Twitter) Photograph:( Others )

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Other police organisations like the Mumbai Police have been using Twitter to connect with people.

The police in Assam have used Twitter humour to inform about a drug consignment it caught recently. It has even gone forward asking the owner of the consignment to "get in touch".

"Anyone lost a huge (590 kgs) amount of Cannabis/Ganja and a truck in and around Chagolia Checkpoint last night?" Assam Police said in the tweet posted on Tuesday. "Don't panic, we found it. Please get in touch with @Dhubri_Police. They will help you out, for sure," the police further said in the tweet ending the sentence with a wink smiley.

It also congratulated the police team in Dhubri for seizing the drugs.

The photo in the tweet has a stack of bags which contains cannabis. The seizure happened after swift action of the Assam Police on drug peddlers.

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Many Twitter users including badminton player Jwala Gutta were in splits by the tweet.

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It has also posted a tweet on World Environment Day calling for collective endeavour and accountability before it's too late.

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Other police organisations like the Mumbai Police have been using Twitter to connect with people. "You do not need to 'process so much stupid'! Just send this to all the #FakeNews mongers #TheBigFactTheory," said a tweet from Mumbai Police on June 1.

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Social media, especially Twitter, has become a tool for the police and law enforcement agencies to communicate with the people and post latest, relevant and authentic updates about an ongoing operation.

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