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Assam Police recovers drugs worth Rs 12 crore in Karbi Anglong, arrests 3 including 2 Tamil women

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GUWAHATI: In a major breakthrough, Assam Police on Monday night seized three kg of drugs worth Rs 12 crore in Karbi Anglong district from the possession of two women from Tamil Nadu and a bus driver who hails from Manipur.

The drug was seized from a Guwahati-bound night super bus bearing registration number MN06B-0511 at a check gate under Dilai Police Station.  The bus was travelling from Moreh in Manipur.

“In a major blow to the Drug cartels operating from Manipur,

@assampolice

today seized 3 kilos of high quality Meth aka Crystal Ice at a check gate under Dillai PS, #KarbiAnglong. Value of the seized drugs is about Rs.12 Crores in International market,” said DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta in a tweet.

He also stated that the home guard who first intercepted the bus was offered a huge amount of bribe not to conduct the search.

“Our home guard was offered a huge amount of bribe not to conduct the search. His name is Borsing Bey. He denied the offer, stopped the vehicle and informed the nearby checking party. I have talked to him and announced a reward,” Mahanta said.

The home guard will be awared with Rs 1 lakh.

“Because of which drugs worth Rs.12 crores have been taken off the market. Sri Bay for this selfless and honest act, will be rewarded with an amount of Rs. One Lakh. Salute to HomeGaurd Bay! Salute to

@karbianglongpol

! We are all so proud of you!” DGP tweeted.

On Thursday last week, Karbi Anglong Police recovered a huge amount of drugs in the hill district.

Police recovered 2.12 kg heroin with an estimated value of Rs 7 crore in the international market from a Dimapur-based woman.

Read: HEROIN WORTH RS 7 CRORE SEIZED, 2 ARRESTED IN KARBI ANGLONG

 

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