Medication smuggled from Myanmar seized in Assam, 3 held

Guwahati: Smuggling of medication from Myanmar continues unabated in northeast India with medicine, valued at Rs 15 crore, being seized by Assam Police and three individuals had been arrested on this connection on Tuesday, officers stated.

Three drug peddlers had been held at Dillai in Karbi Anglong district once they had been coming from Manipur and heading in direction of West Bengal’s Siliguri in a automobile.

A police official stated that after a search of the automobile, 383 gm of heroin, one kg of morphine and two kg crystal methamphetamine and Syabu recovered from the automobile and the worth of this contraband have been estimated to be round Rs 15 crore within the worldwide market.

The official stated that the medicine had been smuggled from Myanmar, which shares an unfenced border with Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Arunachal Pradesh.

In accordance with safety and intelligence officers, other than different illicit medicine, particularly heroin, methamphetamine tablets or ‘Yaba’, poppy seeds, opium, ganja, morphine, bottles of cough syrup, different contraband like gold, in addition to arms and ammunition are smuggled to different elements of India and neighbouring international locations together with Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan.


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