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Drugs worth Rs 9 cr seized in Assam; 2 peddlers nabbed

Guwahati, June 16: In a huge drug haul, Yaba tablets worth around Rs 9 crore have been seized and two peddlers arrested from Karimganj district of Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday. “In a joint operation by @karimganjpolice and BSF G Branch, Karimganj, 30,000 YABA tablets valued at Rs 9 cr was seized from a vehicle,” Sarma said in a post on X. The joint security team also apprehended two drug peddlers who were transporting the contrabands, he added. The chief minister lauded the efforts of Assam...
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Drugs worth Rs 9.5 crore found in 150 soap cases in Assam, 6 arrested: Cops

Cachar (Assam), June 2: Police seized 1.90 kg of heroin worth Rs 9.5 crore and apprehended six drug peddlers in two separate operations in Assam's Cachar district, an official said. Numal Mahatta, Superintendent of Police of Cachar district said that, based on credible intelligence Cachar Police conducted two separate special operations on Saturday against the transportation of narcotic substances at Ram Prasadpur, Dholai and Banskandi, Lakhipur. "During the operations, the police team arrested 6 persons and recovered 150 soap cases containing heroin weighing approximately 1.90 kilograms from their possession. The...
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In Assam’s biggest-ever drug haul, heroin worth Rs 210 crore seized

Guwahati, April 5: In the biggest-ever drug haul in Assam, heroin worth Rs 210 crore was seized in the Cachar district, police said. One person was also arrested in connection with the seizure, they said. In a joint operation of the Special Task Force (STF) and Cachar Police, a vehicle from Mizoram was intercepted in Sayeedpur in Silchar police station area on Thursday, STF Inspector General Parthasarathi Mahanta told PTI. “On searching the vehicle, more than 21.5 kg of heroin was seized from it, out of which 18 kg was...
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Drugs worth Rs 94 crore destroyed in Assam

Hailakandi (Assam), March 15: The Assam Police destroyed drugs valued at Rs 94.57 crore in Hailakandi district on Friday, a senior officer said. This lot of drugs were seized during different operations over the last six months, the Deputy Inspector General of Police (South), Kankanjyoti Saikia, said, adding that the lot was approved for disposal. The destroyed drugs included heroin worth Rs 24.84 crore, Yaba tablets worth Rs 27.10 crore, cough syrup bottles worth Rs 12.38 crore and cannabis worth Rs 30.25 crore. Top civil and police administration officials were...
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