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Heroin worth over Rs 15.15cr seized, seven arrested in Assam

Acting on a tip-off, police personnel conducted naka- checking and intercepted a truck carrying 3.45 kg heroin in Karbi Anglong district, a release from the state police headquarters said. Two persons, both residents of Manipur, were apprehended and booked under the NDPS Act, it said.

PTI | Guwahati | Updated: 18-10-2020 23:48 IST | Created: 18-10-2020 23:47 IST
Heroin worth over Rs 15.15cr seized, seven arrested in Assam
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Seven people, including a woman, were arrested after heroin worth over Rs 15.15 crore was seized from their possession during three separate raids in Assam on Sunday, police said. Acting on a tip-off, police personnel conducted naka- checking and intercepted a truck carrying 3.45 kg heroin in Karbi Anglong district, a release from the state police headquarters said.

Two persons, both residents of Manipur, were apprehended and booked under the NDPS Act, it said. During preliminary investigation, it has come to the fore that the drugs were being transported from Imphal to Guwahati, the release said.

In another incident, police personnel raided a house and seized 88 containers with 1 mg suspected heroin each, besides items stolen from temples and the Jagiroad Paper Mill in Morigaon district, it said. A couple was arrested and booked under sections of the Indian Penal Code and the NDPS Act, the release said.

During a separate search operation, police personnel recovered two packets containing 30 grams of heroin worth Rs 15 lakh and arrested three drug peddlers in this connection, Dibrugarh Superintendent of Police Prateek Vijay Kumar Thubey said A case has been registered at Moran PS under the NDPS Act, Thubey said.


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