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Huge quantity of heroin seized in Assam, woman arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Nagaon(Assam) 

Police has seized huge quantity of heroin and arrested a woman from district, a said Wednesday.

Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Police and Police seized the contraband weighing 23.5 kg from the house of a woman in Bengenaati village, Nagaon, of Police, S Raimedhi said on Wednesday.

The SP said following intelligence inputs, Police apprehended a person, identified as Dhanjit Gupta, in and following his interrogation, an operation was launched in Bengenaati village where the contraband was stored in the house of the woman.

The woman has been arrested and efforts are on to trace the other members of the illegal drug racket.

The drugs were suspected to be sent to different states of North East and even via Nagaland, police said.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 22:52 IST