Assam Rifles Recovers Heroin In Mizoram, Apprehend Two Individuals


In yet another success in its crusade against smuggling activities, Aizawl Battalion of 23 Sector Assam Rifles, under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (East) and Excise & Narcotics Department, Aizawl recovered 207 grams Heroin No-4, in general area Thuampui Veng near Thuampui Helipad, Aizawl on  Friday.

The operation was carried out by a joint team of Assam Rifles, Excise & Narcostics deptt , Aizawl based on specific information.

Approximate cost of the recovered Heroin No-4 , Mkt value – 93,15,000/-, As the  Excise & Narcotics Department, Aizawl seized the contraband item, they also detained Two individuals.

Ongoing smuggling of drugs is a major cause of concern for the state of Mizoram, especially along the India-Myanmar Border. Assam Rifles, rightly christened as the ‘Sentinels of Northeast’ have continued their efforts against the smuggling activities in Mizoram.

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