Guwahati, Jun 17 (Agency) Assam police has busted a supply chain network of narcotic drugs and has recovered Rs 2 kg of Heroin which is priced at nearly Rs 7 crore in the international market. “ In a big breakthrough, Assam police has busted a supply chain network with narco terror angle in Karbi Anglong. Over 2 kg pure Heroin is priced at Rs 7 crore in the international market. Compliments to Assam police for relentlessly working for breaking the backbone of the drug cartel,” Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted. It may be mentioned here that, after coming to power for the second time in Assam, BJP led government under the new chief minister has launched an offensive against the drug mafia in the state.
In past weeks, drug peddlers, dealers have been nabbed from different parts of the state. Meanwhile, in a related incident, a large quantity of suspected brown sugar was recovered from the residence of drug peddler in Assam’s Dhubri district. The local police recovered 22 small plastic containers suspected to be brown sugar from the residence of one drug peddler from Rowa Part II village in Assam’s Dhubri district. “A team of police conducted a raid at the premises of one drug peddler at Rowa part II village,” said the Police. They recently recovered 24,000 contraband capsules from Merapani in the Golaghat district.