Guwahati: Assam police have seized a large quantity of cough syrup bottles worth around Rs 25 lakh and arrested three persons in connection with this seizure in Goalpara district, official said on Monday.
Acting on a tip-off, a police team along with CRPF set up naka checking in different parts of the district and intercepted two vehicles in the Paikan area on Sunday.
As per official, police team intercepted two vehicles including one pickup van and found 5,075 cough syrup bottles from the pickup van during the search.
The consignment was going towards Tura in Meghalaya, official said.
The market value of the seized cough syrup bottles is estimated at around Rs 25 lakh.
As many as three persons have been arrested in this connection, official added.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered by the Goalpara police in this incident.
The further investigation is underway.