Thursday, December 8, 2022

4 quintals of contraband ganja seized in Khatkhati, two held

Karbi Anglong police recovered four quintals of ganja from a truck at Khatkhati along Assam-Nagaland border on Sunday.
A senior police official said, “Based on specific information, a police team accompanied by 20 Bn CRPF personnel intercepted a truck bearing registration number UP 14AT 7851 near Khatkhati SBI branch in the wee hours of Sunday. During the search, four quintals of ganja were recovered from the truck.”
“The consignment hidden in a modified secret chamber under the floor of the vehicle was supposed to be delivered in Bihar. Two persons have been arrested in this regard,” the official said.
The arrested person have been identified as Ramayan Yadav (52) and Bhola Yadav (55).
Both are resident of Arah Bhojpur district of Bihar.
Karbi Anglong has recently become the transit route for narco trafficking and drugs from the infamous Golden triangle smuggled into mainland India from Myanmar via Karbi Anglong.

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