Monday, July 15, 2024
North East

Assam: Heroin worth Rs 3 crore seized, 1 arrested

Diphu, September 25: A person was arrested with heroin worth over Rs 3 crore in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Monday, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of the police and CRPF launched an operation in Karagaon in Khatkhati police station area, and apprehended the person who was walking with a plastic bag.
During the search, the police recovered 583.08 gm of heroin hidden in 47 soap boxes.
The arrested person was identified as 43-year-old Samsul Haque, a resident of Karimganj district, police said.
The value of the seized heroin was estimated to be over Rs 3 crore, they said. (PTI)