Assam Police arrested two drug peddlers and seized 575 grams of heroin in Karbi Anglong district on Friday.
According to police, the arrest was made on Thursday and the drug traffickers have been identified as Nur Uddin and Azhar Uddin.
Based on credible intelligence, a team from Khatkhati police station under the supervision of the Additional Superintendent of Police (Security) of Karbi Anglong district on Thursday launched an operation and intercepted a vehicle.
“During the search police team recovered 45 boxes of soap cases of heroin weighing 575 gram from the vehicle. Police also arrested two drug traffickers,” a senior police official of Karbi Anglong district said.
A case has been registered in connection with this.
Earlier on September 25, Karbi Anglong district police apprehended one person named Samsul Haque and recovered 47 soap boxes of heroin weighing 583.08 gram.
Assam police on September 23 arrested a drug peddler and seized a large quantity of contraband drugs from his possession in Cachar district, officials said.
The estimated value of the seized contraband drugs was Rs 2 crore, they said.
According to police, the accused was identified as Azad Uddin Barlaskar (31).
Cachar Superintendent of Police, Numal Mahatta said that based on a tip-off, a team of police from the Cachar district carried out an operation and intercepted a vehicle at Banskandi-Silchar road.