Assam: Contraband worth Rs 5 crores seized, 3 detained at Jagiroad


Guwahati: Assam police had a major victory in the war against drugs after it managed to seize massive quantities of contraband worth Rs 5 crores at Jagiroad on Friday. 

Jagiroad Police seized 567 grams of heroine and also seized two trucks and one car. 

Two trucks bearing registration numbers NL 01 K 9543 and NL 01 N 5480 were also taken into custody by the police, while they also seized an auto van bearing registration numbers AS 01 KC 5660. Both the trucks and the car had been parked at the Silbhonga petrol pump and had come in from Manipur

The Jagiroad Police managed to arrest three drug peddlers on the spot along with the contraband. Two of them, Bashir Khan and Altaf Khan, hail from Manipur, while Jahidul Ali hails from Guwahati.

Earlier on April 25, the Juria Police arrested a drug peddler from the Udmari area in the Nagaon district of Assam.

According to reports, the police conducted search operations at Juria in which 11 heroin filled containers were seized from the possession of a drug peddler identified as Shahjahan Ali.