BOKAJAN: Inflicting another severe blow to traffickers in its crusade against drug smuggling, the Karbi Anglong police seized a huge quantity of heroin from a SUV vehicle along the Assam-Nagaland border in East Karbi Anglong on Wednesday.
As per reports, the Karbi Anglong police, acting on specific information, intercepted a Bolero vehicle bearing registration number MN 01S 1680 in front of Lahorijan Patrol Post and recovered 50 soap cases containing 646 grams of fine quality heroin from the vehicle. The soap boxes were meticulously hidden inside the rear tail light of the vehicle.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the drugs were carried from Manipur and were suppose to be delivered in Guwahati. Two persons, namely Ngamsei Haokip (30) and Letkholal (47), have been arrested in connection. Both are residents of Manipur.
The operation was carried under the leadership of IC Lahorijan PP SI (UB) Manujjal Gogoi and staff. The drugs were seized under the physical supervision of John Das APS, SDPO Bokajan and OC Dilai PS SI (UB) Bitupan Chutia.