Assam Police arrested four individuals and seized heroin worth over Rs 15 crore from their possession in two separate incidents on Sunday.
Acting on a tip-off, police personnel conducted naka- checking and intercepted a truck carrying 3.45 kg heroin in Karbi Anglong district. Both the driver and the conductor have been apprehended and booked under the NDPS Act. It has come to light that they were transporting the drugs from Imphal to Guwahati.
In another incident, police personnel raided a house and seized 88 containers with 1 mg suspected heroin each, besides various items stolen from temples and the Jagiroad Paper Mill in Morigaon district. A couple has been arrested and booked under sections of the Indian Penal Code and the NDPS Act.