14 rupees worth of narcotics seized by Karbi Anglong
BOKAJAN: Karbi Anglong Despite regular police crackdowns on drug smuggling, persistent smuggling of illegal drugs continues unaffected along the border between Assam and Nagaland. In one such unsuccessful attempt, Karbi Anglong police blocked a bid to smuggle large amounts of heroin into Assam early Monday morning.
Informed Karbi Anglong police reportedly intercepted Maruti Suzuki Ciaz vehicles in a 12-mile area under the Dillai police station along the Interstate Assam-Nagaland border and thoroughly searched for vehicles. The police team then recovered 152 soap boxes. Heroin about 2 kilograms from the vehicle. Police estimate that the value of confiscated drugs exceeds Rs 1.4 billion in the black market.
Police also arrested two crew members in a vehicle identified as Lanahmai Stephen Thingao (28) and Veipuh Prou (25) in this connection. Both are residents of Manipur. “Preliminary investigations revealed that the seized cargo was directed from Imphal in Manipur to Guwahati. The investigation was in the very early stages, and more information leaks disrupted the investigation process. “.” Insp Mwblik Brahma, OC, Bokajan PS said.
The surgery was performed under the physical supervision of APS Nahid Karishma, DSP HQ Karbi Anglong and was supported by Insp. Mwblik Brahma, OC Bokajan PS, SI (UB) Raju Duwarah OC Khatkhati PS, SI (UB) Lutfur Rahman OC Dillai PS, SI (UB) Biplab Das, ASCOM Ravi Gill, 20 billion CRCFC Toy and 1 section CRCF.