Mizoram: Heroin Worth Over Rs 13 Crores Seized, 2 Held

Officials said that the seized drugs weighed around 2.7 kilograms and was seized from a truck.
The two accused in the matter were taken into custody | Image: Twitter/ Mizoram Police
The two accused in the matter were taken into custody | Image: Twitter/ Mizoram Police

Mizoram Police on Tuesday intercepted a massive consignment of narcotics in an operation in the Kolasib district.

Officials informed that the seized narcotic substance was heroin. The entire consignment is estimated to be worth over Rs 13 crores in the international markets.

An intelligence unit of the Mizoram police was acting on a tip-off that they received. They laid out a trap in the Kawnpui town in which huge quantities of heroin was seized.

In an official statement, the state police further informed that two people were also arrested in connection with the seizure.

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Police said that one of the two persons detained during the operation is a Myanmar national. The statement added that the they were arrested on charges of possession of the drugs.

Officials said that the seized drugs weighed around 2.7 kilograms and was seized from a truck stopped and searched as a part of the anti-narcotic operation.

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