Assam Police has arrested a CRPF personnel, Subrata Bhatta, and four others for their alleged involvement in the possession of suspected heroin in Nagaon district.
The arrests were made following the seizure of a huge consignment of heroin worth Rs 20 crore in Karbi Anglong district on March 12. The police recovered 390 soap boxes containing over five kgs of heroin from a concealed chamber of a vehicle.
One person was also apprehended in connection with the seizure. The arrests and seizures were made after acting on specific intelligence inputs.
Along with the suspects, the police also confiscated a vehicle and five mobile phones. The apprehended individuals include Sahidul Rahman, Safikul Rahman, Phurkhan Ali, and Fakruddin.