Diphu: Heroin valued at over Rs 4 crore was seized from a vehicle in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Wednesday, police said.

Two persons, identified as 30-year old N Haokip and 47-year old Letkholal, both hailing from Manipur, were arrested in connection with the seizure, police said.

Acting on specific information, a search operation was launched at the Lahorijan check-post in Bokajan sub-division along the Assam-Nagaland border and the heroin, weighing 646 gm, was found hidden in soap cases inside the backlight of the vehicle.

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The vehicle was on its way to Guwahati from Manipur.

The heroin seized by a team led by Bokajan Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) John Das who claimed that the value of the contraband was estimated to be over Rs 4 crore in the international market.

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