- Ezrela Dalidia Fanai, NET Correspondent, Mizoram
In a major operation against drug menace, the Excise and Narcotics Department of Mizoram on Friday apprehended two individuals and seized a huge cache of contraband substances from their possession.
The security forces have recovered at least 366 grams of Heroin No. 4 from the outskirts of Mualzen village, Champhai district.
Identified as Lallawmzuala – a resident of Lunglei, and Lianchhuaka – a Champhai resident, both the individuals were apprehended by security forces for transporting contraband substances.
Meanwhile, the taxi vehicle registered under MZ04A-5532, used for transporting the drugs was also seized by security forces.
In another incident, the Excise & Narcotics Department seized 69 grams of Heroin No. 4 from Tlangsam, Tiau Road of Champhai District.
Furthermore, the apprehended individuals have been booked under Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985.