The Assam police seized 3.1 kg of heroin and 85 kg of opium from a truck, on April 29. The search operation at Srirampur Gate was conducted after receiving a tip-off. The truck was coming from Manipur and the drugs were kept in the oil tank of the truck, which was being taken to North India. The Assam police said, "We apprehended one person. Our investigation is on".
Narcotics Control Bureau will carry an investigation on the financial backing of interstate drug trade in Jharkhand. The vigilance came after the agency seized opium worth Rs 60 lakh from Jharkhand in last month. NCB Zonal Director Manish Kumar said opium grown here were smuggled to Haryana, Punjab and other states. He also suspicioned involvement of CPI(Maoist) and People’s Liberation Front of India in left-wing extremism areas- Chatra and… read-more
Courtesy: Telegraph India