Published By: Kavya Mishra
Last Updated: April 18, 2023, 16:37 IST
Two persons were arrested with heroin worth Rs 3 crore. (Representational image: Reuters)
The heroin, weighing 687.26 gms, is estimated to be worth Rs 3 crore
Two persons were arrested after heroin worth Rs 3 crore was seized from their vehicle in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Tuesday, a police officer said.
The local police and CRPF had set up a search point in the Khakrajan area based on specific information, he said.
“A vehicle coming from Dimpaur was intercepted at around 9 am. On thorough search, heroin packed in 54 soap cases was found hidden in a secret chamber of the dashboard of the vehicle,” the officer said.
The heroin, weighing 687.26 gms, is estimated to be worth Rs 3 crore, he added.
The driver and helper of the vehicle, both from the Barpeta district, have been arrested, the officer said.
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