Guwahati: Drugs Worth 6 Crores Seized From Boragaon, 1 Held

Police recovered around 34 boxes filled with contraband drugs from the car which they are suspecting to be heroin.
Guwahati: Drugs Worth 6 Crores Seized From Boragaon, 1 Held
The seized drugs from Boragaon in Guwahati

A drug peddler was arrested by police from the Boragaon area in Assam’s Guwahati on Tuesday and seized a large consignment of drugs from him.

The police intercepted a hatchback car after it received specific information about a smuggling operation. According to reports, while searching the vehicle, police recovered the large quantities of suspected narcotics.

Police recovered around 34 boxes filled with contraband drugs from the car which they are suspecting to be heroin.

The seized consignment is believed to be worth around Rs 6 crores in international markets.

Meanwhile, the person who was apprehended during the operation, has been identified as Khairuz Zaman.

Police have taken him into custody and will further question him in connection with the case. Legal proceedings in the matter have been initiated, they informed.

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Earlier today, police informed that a suspected drugs peddler was injured in firing when he allegedly tried to escape from custody in Karbi Anglong district of Assam.

The peddler and another accused were apprehended on Monday with 100 grams of drugs in Khatkhati police station area, they said.

When the vehicle stopped for some time, the accused pushed aside the police personnel and ran off towards a nearby forest, police said.

"When he refused to stop to our warnings, we had to fire at him and he was injured in his leg," a police officer said.

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