Guwahati: Assam police have seized illegal narcotics worth around Rs 50 crore in two separate incidents in Cachar and Karbi Anglong districts in the last 24 hours.
At least five persons were also arrested in connection to the incidents.
While in Cachar, three people were arrested with 1.80 lakh yaba tablets on Sunday night in the Lakhipur area in the district. The accused were identified as Abdul Saeed, Ibazur Rahman and Sameer Alam. They hailed from the Cachar district.
According to police, they were allegedly trying to smuggle the consignment in a secret chamber of a truck’s carrier. Initial investigation revealed that Abdul Saeed had brought the tablets from the Churachandpur district of neighbouring Manipur state.
The consignment was suspected to be heading toward Assam and Mizoram.
In a separate operation, police and CRPF in a joint operation intercepted a truck and seized some four quintals of Ganja hidden in a modified secret chamber in Karbi Anglong district on Sunday. Two accused were also apprehended.