DIPHU: The police in Karbi Anglong district of Assam have seized heroin worth Rs 8 crore in the international market.

Two persons have also been arrested by the police in connection with the seizure of the drug.

The seizure was made by a joint team of the police and CRPF at Chariali area of karbi Anglong district in Assam.

A vehicle coming from Dimapur in Nagaland was intercepted by the police.

During search, 75 boxes of soap cases containing 966 gm of heroin were seized by police.

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The arrested drug peddlers avoided the usual check points and entered into Assam via a different route from Nagaland.

This was informed by Bokajan sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) – John Das.

Moreover, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also congratulated the Karbi Anglong police for the successful operation.

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