During an anti-drug operation, the Railway Police at Guwahati Railway Police Station in Paltan Bazar was able to recover a huge consignment of drugs from a train on Saturday.
The Railway Police later seized the drugs.
According to Railway Police, the drugs were recovered from coach No 4 of the Jaswant Express which was coming from Manipur and was on the way towards Bengaluru.
Railway Police also informed that one 25-year-old youth, identified as Asif Wasim, was taking these suspected drugs to sell in Bengaluru.
The Railway Police has arrested the youth, who hails from Lilong in Manipur.
Railway Police sources stated that 45 gms of white heroin in 3 packets and 40 gms of brown sugar have been recovered. The cost of the drugs has been estimated to be Rs 50 lakh.
The youth, arrested in the drug trafficking case, is being interrogated by Railway Police.
It may be mentioned that the Railway Police continues to nab people involved in drug trafficking and also recovers consignments of drugs from trains from time to time.
Meanwhile, Dibrugarh Police on Friday arrested a person with suspected 40 grams of brown sugar near the Victory Higher Secondary School here.
The person has been identified as Dibya Borah of Dibrugarh.
According to police, they got specific information that Dibya Borah was possessing huge amount of brown sugar with him.
“We arrested him under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and our investigating is on,” said a police official of Dibrugarh Police Station.
Dibrugarh Police has launched a crackdown on drug peddlers and so far many drug peddlers have been arrested.