BOKAJAN: In yet another success, the Karbi Anglong police seized 3 kg high-quality Methamphetamine aka crystal ice worth Rs 12 crore at a check gate under Dillai police station in East Karbi Anglong district on Monday evening.
According to reports, the drugs were detected by home guard Borsing Bey in a Guwahati-bound night bus (MN-06B 0511). The drug packets were kept concealed inside the dashboard of the cabin and it was impossible to detect from outside.
A huge amount of bribe was also allegedly offered to tempt Borsing Bey for letting them pass and not disclosing the matter to his superiors. He, however, ignored the temptation and promptly informed the matter to his seniors.
The value of the seized drugs is estimated at around Rs 12 crore in the international market. Three persons – the driver and two women from Tamil Nadu – were arrested in connection with the seizure. The apprehended women and the driver of the bus have been identified as Lashmi D, Panjavarnam and Khoiram Basanta Singha – respectively.
Meanwhile, DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for Bey for his exemplary honest and brave act.