Monday, December 5, 2022

Drugs worth over Rs 11 cr seized in Assam

Huge quantities of heroin and cannabis worth over Rs 11 crore, were seized from two Assam districts by the state police, officials said on Thursday.
The Assam police intercepted a truck at Jorabat bordering Meghalaya and seized 2500 kg of cannabis valued at over Rs 1 crore in the international market on Thursday, they said. The operation was led by Guwahati Joint Commissioner of Police Parthasarathi Mahanta and two persons were arrested in this connection.
In another operation in Karbi Anglong district, police, acting on a tip off, seized two vehicles at Dilai Tiniali and seized 1263.24 gm of heroin Wednesday night. The narcotic was packed in 100 soap boxes and hidden in the air bags of the vehicle. It was being taken from Dimapur to Nagaon, they said.
The contraband is worth over Rs. 10 crore, police said adding four persons were arrested in the case.

SourcePTI
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