In yet another success in its crusade against smuggling activities, Serchhip Battalion of 23 Sector Assam Rifles, under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (East), recovered 68.6 grams Heroin No-4, in general area Zokhawthar in Mizoram on Tuesday.
The operation was carried out by a joint team of Assam Rifles, 20 FIT & Excise & Narcotics Department based on specific information.
Approximate cost of the recovered Heroin No-4, Mkt value – 27, 32,000 /-, As the Excise & Narcotics Department seized the contraband item; A 41 year old Myanmarese has been arrested.
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.