Drugs Worth ₹ 50 Lakh Seized In Assam, 3 Arrested


In a joint operation with Assam police, the officials of Assam Rifles have arrested three persons and seized over 100 gms of Heroin, worth ₹ 50 lakh, from Karimganj district.

The joint operation was launched by the Radhanagar Battalion of Assam Rifles with police representatives from Patharkandi Police Station on Monday.

“Radhanagar Battalion of Agartala Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (E) in a joint operation with Patharkandi PS apprehended three individuals along with grade-1 heroin on 27 March 2023,” officials said.

As per the Assam Rifles, the joint operation was carried out owing to credible information about drugs sale.

“Three individuals were apprehended along with 123 gms of Grade -1 Heroin with an approximate cost of ₹ 50 lakhs and ₹ 17,900 cash from Hathkula, under Karimganj’s Patharkandi Police Station.

“The individuals along with seized contents were handed over to Patharkandi Police Station for further investigation and legal proceedings,” officials added.