GUWAHATI: In yet another anti-narcotics operation, Assam Police seized drugs worth Rs 2 crore, officials said on Sunday. The seizure happened at Cachar district. As it resides at the boundary of both Assam-Manipur and Assam-Mizoram borders, there have been a lot of narcotic activities recently in this district.
Superintendent of Police in Cachar district, Numal Mahatta, said that acting on a specific tip-off, the police conducted an operation to foil a drug peddling attempt on Saturday. One person identified as Azad Uddin Barlaskar has been arrested by the police. Mahatta said, “We have seized at least 18,000 Yaba tablets from a vehicle which was driven by Barlaskar. The international market value of seized drugs is around Rs. 2 crore.” The arrested person was interrogated by the police. Further investigation is underway. (IANS)