Drugs worth Rs 50 cr seized in Assam, 5 held


Guwahati: In two separate incidents, Assam Police have seized narcotic substances price a number of crores from Cachar and Karbi Anglong districts, officers stated on Monday. 5 individuals, who have been allegedly concerned in drug peddling, have been apprehended by the police.

In Cachar, three folks have been arrested with 1.80 lakh tablets used for intoxication on Sunday within the Lakhipur space within the district. Police knowledgeable that the worldwide market worth of seized tablets is round Rs 50 crore.

The accused have been recognized as Abdul Saeed, Ibazur Rahman and Sameer Alam, all residents of the Cachar district.

Cachar Superintendent of Police Numal Mahato stated, “These three were smuggling tablets in a lorry. The drugs were being smuggled in a secret chamber built in the vehicle’s carrier. Based on a specific information, three people were arrested after searching the vehicle and tablets were seized.”

The police officer additional knowledgeable that as per the preliminary investigation, Abdul Saeed had introduced the tablets from the Churachandpur district of neighboring Manipur state. The aim was to smuggle them to international nations.

Additional investigation is underway within the case.

In one other incident, police and CRPF in a joint operation intercepted a truck and seized 4 quintals of Ganja hidden in a modified secret chamber in Karbi Anglong district on Sunday. Two accused have been additionally apprehended.

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