Karimganj Police on Friday seized 1003 kg of ganja from more than two dumper trucks in Assam’s Karimganj district along the Assam-Tripura border.
According to the police, both the dumper trucks were coming from Tripura.
Niranjan Das, I/C of the Churaibari police watch post said, “The police team had stopped two dumper trucks at the Churaibari area along the Assam-Tripura border which were coming from Tripura.”
“During checking, we found a secret chamber inside one dumper truck. While we moved towards to check the second dumper truck the driver fled from the area. We recovered 763 packets of ganja from one truck. We recovered a total of 1003 kg of ganja from both vehicles,” Das said.
Police have also apprehended one truck driver identified as Liton Sarkar.
Assam Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma taking to twitter appreciated the remarkable job by the Karimganj police and wrote, “In a massive catch, @karimganjpolice has recovered 1003 kgs Ganja welded inside the body of two dumpers coming from a neighbouring state. One accused has been arrested during the operation. Remarkable job @assampolice, Keep it up!”
In a massive catch, @karimganjpolice has recovered 1003 kgs Ganja welded inside the body of two dumpers coming from a neighbouring state.
One accused has been arrested during the operation.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 17, 2022
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