It has been revealed that drugs were being smuggled to Guwahati from Imphal. Credit: Representational image

Guwahati: Acting on a tip off, Assam police has recovered 6 packets of heroin weighing 3 kg and 45 grams at a special Naka was set up by inspector-in-charge of Laharijan PP on October 18.

Sub inspector, Manujjal Gogoi along with other police officials raided a 6-wheeler truck bearing registration No AS 04 AC 5213 at about 5.30 in the morning and after conducting a thorough search of the vehicle, 6 packets containing heroin were discovered.

The police have arrested two people named Rame Gurung aged 27, hailing from Senapati district of Manipur and 33-year old Bhim Gurung belonging to Imphal district in Manipur under Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

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The drugs were seized following the procedure provided under the NDPS Act, physically supervised by officer John Das of Assam Police Service (APS), sub divisional police officer, Bokajan and officer-incharge of Dilai police station and sub inspector Raju Bahadur Chetry.

Based on preliminary interrogation, it has been revealed that drugs were being smuggled to Guwahati from Imphal.

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