Guwahati: Drug smuggler arrested, narcotic tablets seized from ISBT


Guwahati:  In a major breakthrough, in the war against drug smuggling in Assam, Gorchuk Police detained one man and seized narcotic tablets from his possession in an operation conducted at the Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) in Guwahati on Tuesday.

The police reportedly raided a night super bus headed to Mankachar in Assam’s South Salmara-Mankachar District last night.

Meanwhile, the person arrested in connection with the case has been identified as Mansur Ali.

Police recovered 7200 capsules of narcotic SAMPFX+ tablets from him.

He has been accused of smuggling the cache of tablets from Guwahati’s Dhirenpara to Mankachar. The seized narcotic tablets are believed to be having a market value above 5 lakhs.

Taking to Twitter Guwahati Police wrote, “#WarOnDrugs A WGPD team from Gorchuk PS arrested one Mansur Ali from a Mancachar bound bus at ISBT today. A huge cache of NDPS contraband; 7200 capsules in 300 strips, was recovered from him. Legal action has been initiated and further investigation is on. #AssamAgainstDrugs”.