Myanmar national, one other arrested in Mizoram with heroin

At least two persons, including a Myanmar national, were arrested and over 80 gm of heroin recovered from their possession at different locations in the state, officials said.The states Excise and Narcotics Department said a 39-year-old woman from Myanmar was held during a raid near Zote village in Champhai district on Sunday, and 58.7 gm of heroin worth Rs 1.75 lakh seized.


PTI | Aizawl | Updated: 25-10-2021 10:21 IST | Created: 25-10-2021 10:15 IST
Myanmar national, one other arrested in Mizoram with heroin
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At least two persons, including a Myanmar national, were arrested and over 80 gm of heroin recovered from their possession at different locations in the state, officials said.

The state's Excise and Narcotics Department said a 39-year-old woman from Myanmar was held during a raid near Zote village in Champhai district on Sunday, and 58.7 gm of heroin worth Rs 1.75 lakh seized. Another 22 gm of the contraband was recovered from a drug peddler, who was apprehended in Hunthar locality, the officials said. The two accused have been booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, they added.

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