Big portions of narcotic medication valued at over Rs 20 crore have been seized from two vehicles in Mizoram and Assam, cops of the 2 neighbouring North-eastern states mentioned on Friday.
Whereas 2.20 kgs of heroin estimated to be price over Rs 10 crore within the worldwide market was seized in Assam’s Kokrajhar district, police recovered 5 lakh Methamphetamine tablets, additionally valued at Rs 10 crore, close to Mizoram capital Aizawl.
Each the seizures have been made on Thursday and two individuals have been arrested in every case.
Following intelligence inputs, a truck was stopped at Srirampur examine gate on West Bengal border and through search, 4 packets of heroin have been recovered from a secret chamber in it, Kokrajhar Superintendent of Police Prateek Thube mentioned.
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The truck’s driver Anil Kumar and the handyman Vikas Kumar, each hailing from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, have been arrested.
Throughout preliminary interrogation, it was discovered that the truck was coming from Senapati district in Manipur and was on its option to Jodhpur in Rajasthan, Thube mentioned.
“Now we have acquired sure clues throughout interrogation and can examine them,” the Kokrajhar SP mentioned.
Within the largest drug haul in Mizoram this 12 months, police have seized 5 lakh Methamphetamine tablets valued at Rs 10 crore, the state’s Inspector Normal of Police John Neihlaia mentioned
The truck was intercepted at Sairang village, about 20 km from the state capital, throughout an operation on Thursday night.
Mantu Kumar Deb (45) and Subhas Das (33), each residents of Assam’s Karimganj district, have been within the truck.
They have been arrested and a case was registered towards them underneath the Narcotic Medicine and Psychotropic Substances Act for possessing Methamphetamine, a robust and extremely addictive stimulant.
Investigations are underway, Neihlaia added.
In the meantime, state excise and narcotic officers have additionally arrested 4 individuals for possessing over 800 gram of heroin valued at Rs 24.50 lakh, an official mentioned.
The seizure was made at Mualthuam North village in south Mizoram’s Lunglei district on Thursday.