Truck loaded with illegal fertilizer seized in Silchar

GUWAHATI: Cachar police on Saturday seized a truck loaded with suspected illegal fertilizer from the Rampur area in Silchar.

A police source indicates that the truck bearing the registration RJ-23-GC-3828 was intercepted during a routine check and a specific entry that a truck with illegal cargo was on its way to the check gate.

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The police source said that when the described truck reached the police checkpoint, the driver of the truck pulled out a challan which was made of cement.

Suspected, the police team checked the load on the truck and discovered that the challan was tampered with and that the truck was in fact carrying illegal fertilizer.

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The police seized the truck on the spot along with more than 600 bags of illegal fertilizer.

The driver of the truck identified as Ram Prasad was also arrested,

Police said the fertilizer was being transported to Mizoram.

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