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Father and son duo arrested and heroin worth 7 rupees confiscated in Assam

Police said the man and his son were arrested Friday in the Calbianron district of Assam while transporting heroin worth 7 rupees.

According to police, the patrol team intercepted and arrested 1 kg of heroin hidden in a bag of vegetables carried in the Lahorijan area adjacent to Nagaland at a tip-off.

Prime Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma thanked police for the seizures.

“@Karbianglongpol confiscated 1 kg of heroin in Lahorijan, and @assam police’s opposition to drugs had another big win. Two suspects were arrested from neighboring states. It’s been highly appreciated! Keep up the great work, “he tweeted.

Meanwhile, police have burned rupees worth 3.5 billion narcotics seized in various operations in brick kilns in the Hekenamura district of Morigaan since May 2021.

The confiscated drugs were related to the disposition of the case and were burned with the permission of a local court, Morigaon police foreman Aparna Natarajan told reporters.