Assam: Crystal meth, opium seized in two operations in Karbi Anglong
Karbi Anglong police on Wednesday seized 1 kg morphine and 3 kg crystal Syabu, a type of Methamphetamine at Dillai check point.
According to sources, a truck bearing registration no. AS 01KC 5436 coming from Manipur was intercepted and after a thorough search, 1 kg Morphine and 3 kg Crystal Syabu, a type of Methamphetamine concealed in Guanyinwang Tea Packets were recovered.
Three persons have been arrested, namely Manoj Kowanr (31), Niraj Kumar Yadav (28) and Pinku Sharma (32).
In a separate incident, acting on a tip-off, a Naka was set up at Lahorijan on the Assam-Nagaland Border under Khatkhati Police station
As per sources, at around 7 am, one oil tanker bearing registration no. NL 01 G 9867 was intercepted and after a thorough search of the vehicle, 30 packets of suspected opium (Kani) were recovered.
Two persons have been arrested, namely Prem Serpa (29) and Khemraj Rizal (36).
Further investigation is underway.
(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)