Drug smuggling; One arrested with 9 kg heroin in 764 soap boxes
Dispur: 9.477 kg of heroin was seized during a joint search by BSF and police. The smuggler was taken into custody by the police. Heroin was smuggled in 764 soap boxes.
The search was initiated following a tip-off that drugs were being smuggled in a truck from the Karimganj railway station in Mizoram. Officials said that the heroin was smuggled in a separate compartment inside the truck. Police said that the arrested smuggler will be produced in court.
Earlier, a drug smuggler was arrested in Chachar district as well. They tried to smuggle drugs in five soap cases. Police have also tightened checks due to the massive drug smuggling in the state.