In its continued war against narcotic drugs, police in Karbi Anglong district recovered 726.05 gm of heroin from a Golaghat bound car at Khakrajan under Barpathar police station on Thursday.
“Based on specific inputs, a naka checkpoint was set up at Khakrajan and car bearing registration number AS 13F 5257 was intercepted. During the search, 60 soap boxes were recovered from the front side of the car,” said a police official.
Meanwhile, two persons identified as Sajit Khan and Iqbal Ahmed were arrested in this connection. Both are resident of Manipur. The consignment was brought from Dimapur and was supposed to be delivered in a place in Golaghat town. The approximate value of the seized drugs is reported to be over 4 crore in the black market.