News Desk: The Crime Branch on July 28 seized cash of over Rs. 74.5 Lakh. Assam Police along with the Crime branch carried out the operation at Solapara in Guwahati. The officials seized an amount of Rs. 74,05,600 from a woman residing in Solapara. The seized amount was suspected to have been utilized in the financing of illicit traffic of narcotropic substances. The operation was carried out from 5 P.m. to 10 P.m. on Tuesday.
Based on input, the Crime branch along with Assam Police conducted an operation on the fourth floor of Kalachini Apartment. The house of Sangita Laishangbam was searched and the money was seized.
Sangita Laishangbam was earlier arrested in Basistha under Section 22 of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. She was found in possession of Narcotropic substances. It was found that Sangita was constantly in touch with known drug peddlers. She was constantly supplying drugs to Tashur Ali, who was also arrested in Bharalumukh. He was also arrested by Bharalumukh Police Station under Section 22 of the NDPS Act.
Sangita Laishangham is the wife of Paunam Shyam Singh.