Mizoram: Heroin Worth ₹20 Lakh Seized


Assam Rifles on Tuesday seized heroin worth Rs 20 lakh in Zokhawthar village along the Myanmar border of Champhai district in Mizoram.

According to an ANI report, Assam rifles with Young Mizo Association (YMA) and village-level task force (VLTF), Zokhawthar acted on a tip-off of smuggling of weapons and drugs along the Myanmar border in Zokhawthar village of Champhai district.

“In a major recovery of weapons and narcotics, Assam rifles with individuals of YMA and VLTF recovered 261.4 grams of No4 Heroin worth 20,00,000 approximately in the international market, a Beretta pistol with four live rounds and Kenbo bike on 23 November 2020, in Zokhawthar village of Champhai district in Mizoram”, the report read.

The seized goods were handed over to the Police station, Champhai for further investigation, the ANI report added.

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