The trooper, Harish Thapa, was arrested along with teacher Debnanlal Kaipeng and another man, Mojendra Reang, at Amarpur in southern Tripura Thursday night.
"The contraband is Thailand-made and valued at Rs.1 crore in the international market," a police official said. The men were caught about 90 km south of here.
Police suspect the heroin was smuggled from Bangladesh.
Agartala: A Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper and two civilians have been arrested in Tripura with one kg of heroin, police said Friday.
First Published: Friday, December 30, 2011, 14:25