Guwahati, June 4: Assam Police on Saturday seized 143 soap cases containing 2.2 kg heroin at Katagashtal, Silchar. After getting special inputs, state police launched a search operation and apprehended two persons and also seized the contraband items from their possession.
Taking to Twitter, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma praised the efforts of Cachar police and said, “@cacharpolice seized 143 soap cases containing 2.2 kg Heroin at Katagashtal, Silchar. Also apprehended two accused in the operation”.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 3, 2023
DGP of Assam Police, GP Singh also thanked Chief Minister for his kind words.
— GP Singh (@gpsinghips) June 3, 2023
Also, Assam police have launched an investigation to ascertain further linkages in the case.
Meanwhile, in mission mode crackdown against drugs, in the last 5 months Tinsukia Police have Conducted 71 Operations against Drugs and arrested 208 drug peddlers.