In continuation with the series of intermittent seizures, the Karbi Anglong police in yet another successful operation seized 1.5 kilograms of heroin valued at approximately Rs 10 crore from a truck over NH 36 in East Karbi Anglong on Tuesday.

As per reports, based on specific information regarding the movement of drugs along the NH 36, the Dillai police intercepted an 1109 truck bearing registration number NL 01AA 5840 in front of Lahorijan Patrol Post and on checking the vehicle, the police team recovered 110 soap boxes containing 1.5 kilogram heroin concealed inside the tarpaulin sheet behind the vehicle.

Meanwhile, police have arrested the driver of the vehicle identified as Deepak Chetry (26). Chetry is a resident of Kangpokpi district in Manipur.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the drugs were carried from Manipur and were supposed to be delivered in Guwahati. Further investigations are on.

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