Assam: Police seize drugs worth Rs 2.5 crore in Nagaon district

In the Nagaon district of Assam, police confiscate drugs worth Rs 2.5 billion


In the Nagaon district of Assam, police detained three people and seized a sizable amount of illegal drugs worth roughly Rs 2.5 crore.

Based on a tip-off, a Special Operation Group of Nagaon district police led by the Additional Superintendent of Police (Headquarter) on Tuesday night carried out an operation at Nabin Nagar, Dhing Gate area in Nagaon town. Nabaneet Mahanta, Superintendent of Police of Nagaon district said, “We have seized 1531 Codeine bottles (100 ml) and approximately 40,000 (39252) Nitrozapam based tablets from a residence owned by Amir Hussain located at Nabin Nagar in Dhing Gate, Haibargaon. Initially, we detained Amir Hussain for interrogation to find out further details. The market value of the seized contraband drugs is estimated at around Rs 2.5 crore,”
Later, police apprehended three persons identified as Amir Hussain, Afraz Hussain, and Anowara Begum.
Further investigation is underway.