Four Assam Rifles jawans arrested with heroin in Dibrugarh district

Dibrugarh, 23rd October: Three jawans of the Assam Rifles with a civilian, were arrested in Dibrugarh. They were found with heroin valued at over Rs 1 crore on Friday. The three rifles jawans were found to be troops of paramilitary force of Assam.

The four Assam rifles Jawan were arrested on an intelligence input action

Dibrugarh’s Additional Superintendent of Police Bitul Chetia said that “Four people were arrested at Dergaon when they were seeking to carry the drugs from Nagaland’s Dimapur to Tinsukia, and 269 gm heroin seized from them.”

A cash amount of rupees 48000 was also recovered from them

Cash amount of Rs 48,000 was also recovered from them. The investigation is still going on to recover additional narcotic substances if there are any.

According to the accused, the heroin was collected from a woman in Nagaland

The accused told that they had collected the heroin from a woman in Nagaland’s commercial hub. Next  the drugs were to be delivered to a dealer in Tinsukia. It is also informed that a case has been registered against the four accused under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS).

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