Mizoram: Myanmar National, One Other Held With Heroin

Mizoram: Myanmar National, One Other Held With Heroin
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Two persons, including a Myanmar national, were arrested by Mizoram's Excise and Narcotics Department, and over 80 gm of heroin was recovered from their possession at different locations in the state.

The 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 was seized.

Another 22 gm of the contraband was recovered from a drug peddler, who was apprehended in Hunthar locality, the department officials mentioned.

The two accused have been booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, they added.

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