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Assam: 3.5 kg Heroin seized in Karbi Anglong, 2 held

First Published: 8th January, 2023 17:08 IST

Two accused were apprehended in connection with the seizure of drugs consignment.

In a big breakthrough, Karbi Anglong police busted a drug smuggling racket today and recovered 286 soap cases containing 3.5 kg of heroin at Dilai Tiniali, Karbi Anglong.
Two accused were apprehended in connection with the seizure of the drug consignment.
The consignment was seized when Karbi Anglong police intercepted a four-wheeler at Dilai Tiniali. Upon frisking both vehicles, the narcotics packed in 286 soap cases were seized.

#AssamAgainstDrugs HUGE! This morning, @karbianglongpol intercepted a four-wheeler at Dilai Tiniali and seized 286 packets of soap cases containing 3.5 kg of heroin, one of the largest so far. also apprehended two accused. Great work, @assampolice! “Keep it up, @DGPAssamPolice,” Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted.

Earlier, today, a police team from Dibrugarh led by additional SP HQ Bitul Chetia, officer-in-charge Lahowal PS, Monujjwal Gogoi, and IC Mohanbari, arrested three drug peddlers and recovered 35.45 grams of suspected heroin worth Rs 5,44,000 from their possession. Police also recovered five mobile phones.

Also Read: Assam : Heroin worth over Rs 5.44 lakh seize in Dibrugarh, 3 held

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