Three from Manipur held with Heroin worth Rs 19 Crore Two others held with Drugs

Malda, August 26 2021: The Special Task Force of the West Bengal Police and Government Railway Police have arrested three people from a train at New Jalpaiguri Railway station and seized heroin worth Rs 19 crore from their possession, an officer said.

The Special Task Force and Government Railway Police raided a compartment of Dibrugarh-New Delhi Special Rajdhani on Wednesday and arrested three people, all residents of Manipur and seized 3.8 kg heroin from their possession, a release issued by the Special Task Force said.

The value of the seized heroin in the international market is Rs 19 crore, it said, adding that a case has been started against the accused persons.

Meanwhile, in another operation the Special Task Force arrested two arms dealers and seized 50 rounds of 7.65 mm live ammunition and Rs 49,000 cash from their possession on Wednesday, the release added. NDTV
Two held with suspected heroin: A team of Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB), Manipur arrested two persons along with 390 gram of suspected heroin from Kakching Lamkhai late last night (August 25) . The team identified the duo as Abdul Laskar (34), s/o Maniruddin Lasker of Cachar, Assam and Tachinul Amin Lasker (23), s/o Rafik Uddin Lasker of Cachar, Assam.

From their possession, 30 soap caps containing suspected heroin powder, one silver coloured Toyota Etios bearing Assam registration number, three mobile phones, one Aadhaar card and one Voter ID were seized.

A case has been registered at NAB Police Station.

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