The Assam police has tasted a major success in its crusade against drugs mafia in the state.

Heroin consignment, carrying a market value of around Rs 17.5 crores, has been recovered and seized by the Assam police.

The recovery was made at Jorabat near Guwahati in Assam from a truck. Police recovered 2.5 kilograms of heroin concealed in 205 soap cases. The consignment was hidden inside the oil tank of the truck. Police intercepted the truck after receiving specific input about smuggling of the drugs.

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Two persons have been arrested in connection with the seizure.

The arrested persons have been identified as Dipak Sarma from Dimapur in Nagaland and Jamminlal from Manipur.

Further investigation is underway to completely take down this drug network. 

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