Assam Rifles recovers drugs worth Rs 1.17 crore

Assam Rifles recovers drugs worth Rs 1.17 crore

In a joint operation, Assam Rifles, along with Mizoram Police, recovered 168 grams of heroin worth Rs 1.17 crore in Mizoram’s Champhai district’s Tlangsam village, and arrested one person on October 21, an official from the Assam Rifles said on Monday.

CHAMPHAI: In a joint operation, Assam Rifles, along with Mizoram Police, recovered 168 grams of heroin worth Rs 1.17 crore in Mizoram’s Champhai district’s Tlangsam village, and arrested one person on October 21, an official from the Assam Rifles said on Monday.

The arrested person has been identified as Lalhmingmawia (61), a resident of Champhai district. “Assam Rifles, alongwith Mizoram Police, recovered 168 grams of heroin worth Rs 1.17 crore in general area Tlangsam, Champhai, Mizoram on October 21,” the Assam Rifles said in a post on X.

Earlier, in a joint operation, the Assam Rifles and the Anti-Narcotics Squad recovered heroin worth Rs 2.74 crore in three separate operations in general area Bawngkawn in South Aizawl, Tlangsam, and Zote in Mizoram, with the arrest of four people, an official statement said on Sunday.

The operations were carried out by a combined team of the Assam Rifles and Anti-Narcotics Squad, Aizawl, and the Police Department of the Champhai district based on specific information. According to the official statement, the recovered consignment and apprehended individuals were handed over to the Excise and Narcotics (Anti-Narcotics Squad) of Aizawl and Champahi police for further legal proceedings. ANI

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