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Drugs worth several lakh seized in Karbi Anglong

Despite the continued crackdown on smuggling of banned drugs and psychotropic substances by Karbi Anglong police


Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 Oct 2021 2:52 AM GMT


BOKAJAN: Despite the continued crackdown on smuggling of banned drugs and psychotropic substances by Karbi Anglong police, persistent smuggling of drugs by guileful peddlers through the intricate networks and innovative ways continue along the NH 36 and NH 39 unaffected. In a similar incident, the Dillai police have seized a huge quantity of suspected heroin along Assam-Nagaland border in East Karbi Anglong on Friday.

As reported, the Dillai police based on a specific information intercepted a Guwahati bound night bus bearing registration number MN 06B 1341 in front of Lahorijan Patrol Post over NH 36 and on thorough search of the vehicle, the police team recovered 27 soap cases containing 339 grams of heroin from a passenger identified as Md.Ajad Khan, a resident of Bhisnupur district of Manipur.

In another major haul, the Barpathar police recovered 698 grams of heroin from a Maruti Brezza car on Saturday. As per reports, a classified intel was developed by Khatkhati police regarding movement of drugs along the Assam-Nagaland border and accordingly several naka checks were set up by police in the Khatkhati area bordering Nagaland.

Meanwhile, a Brezza car which was coming from the Dimapur direction breached the Khatkhati check post and sped off towards Golaghat. The car was however intercepted by the Barpathar police team in Silonijan leading to the recovery of 55 soap case containing 698 grams of heroin concealed under secret chambers inside the vehicle.

Primary investigation revealed that the seized contraband was brought from Manipur and was supposed to be delivered at Jagiroad in Assam. Two person identified as Bikash Thapa and Aman Dulhal have been arrested in connection. Both are residensts of Senapati in Manipur.

The approximate value to the seized drugs is reported to be over 8 crore in the black market. Both the seizures have been made under the physical supervision of John Das, APS, SDPO Bokajan and was assisted by OC Bokajan Inspector Moni Chamua and staff.

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