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Opium worth Rs 50 lakh seized, 2 arrested in Assam

Diphu (Assam), April 11: Two persons were arrested and opium worth Rs 50 lakh was seized from their possession in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Monday, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, a police team intercepted a truck at Kakrajan in Borpathar police station area and seized 45 kg of opium from the vehicle, an officer said.
Two occupants, hailing from Rajasthan, were arrested, he said, adding further investigation is underway. (PTI)