BOKAJAN: Achieving yet another milestone in the fight against drug trafficking, the Karbi Anglong Police recovered a huge quantity of heroin from a night super along the inter-State on Thursday evening.
As per reports, the Karbi Anglong police intercepted the Guwahati-bound bus bearing registration number MN 01 1938 in the Purna Lahorijan area over NH 36 and recovered 52 soap cases containing 658 grams of high quality heroin concealed inside the vehicle. The seized drugs is estimated to have a market value of Rs 2 crore in the black market.
Meanwhile, police arrested three persons, including two drivers viz. Kh. Suresh Khan (35) and Lourembam Shamu Singh (46) and helper Md Bishabauddin (32) in this connection. All three are residents of Moirang in Bhisnupur district of Manipur.
During preliminary interrogation, the apprehended persons revealed that they received the consignment from a bus counter in Imphal and was supposed to delivered it at Shillong bus counter in Guwahati. Police continued to interrogate the detained persons for more information.
The recovered drugs were seized under the physical supervision of Nahid Karishma, Deputy SP (Hq) KA and a case vide Dillai PS Case No 28/21 U/S- 21(c)/29 of NDPS act have been registered in connection.
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