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Woman possessing 48 grams of opium jailed for three years

Devdiscourse News Desk Aizawl
Updated: 31-10-2018 18:24 IST

A special court in Mizoram's Siaha town Wednesday sentenced a woman to three years imprisonment for possessing 48 grams of opium.

The judge, H T C Lalrinchhana, announced the quantum of punishment and also ordered the woman to pay a fine of Rs 10,000.

If the woman fails to pay the fine, she would have to undergo an additional 100 days imprisonment, the judge said.

The woman, a resident of Matu locality in Siaha town, was arrested on May 15 last year for possessing 48 grams of opium.

(With inputs from agencies.)