Guwahati: Delhi Police on Friday busted an inter-state smuggling group as it seized 12 kg of heroin worth Rs 48 crore.
Four people involved in the syndicate were also arrested including the alleged kingpin Mohammed Abdur Razak and his aides Shahnawaz Hussian, Sachit and Mohammed Idris Ali. Two of the arrested are from Manipur, while the others are from Bareilly and Delhi’s Rajapuri.
According to reports, after interrogating the apprehended persons, it was revealed that the truck driver allegedly made a secret cavity beneath the footrest of the truck to hide packets of heroin inside.
Interrogation revealed that the drug peddlers established links with drug suppliers in Myanmar, and received consignments of crude heroin from Myanmar through porous borders, and processed it into fine quality contraband and then distributed across the country.
The heroin suppliers in Manipur are suspected to be hiding in remote hills near the border with Myanmar, the police said.
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