Customs officers seizes 350 kg cannabis, one arrested
Customs officers seized more than 350 kg cannabis and arrested one person for smuggling the contraband near here on Sunday, a customs department officials said. The value of the seized contraband is more than Rs 50 lakh in the international market, the officer said.
Acting on a tip-off, officers of the customs department intercepted a Guwahati-bound truck at Diengpasoh area, on the outskirts of the city, and on searching the vehicle, 24 packets containing cannabis were recovered and seized, Customs Deputy Commissioner I R Kharkongor told PTI.
(With inputs from agencies.)