Heroin worth Rs 4.82 crore seized in Champhai district

Heroin worth Rs 4.82 crore seized in Champhai district

Assam Rifles, along with the Excise and Narcotics Department, arrested four individuals and recovered heroin worth Rs 4.82 crore from Champhai district in three separate operations, said an official statement on Monday.

 CHAMPHAI: Assam Rifles, along with the Excise and Narcotics Department, arrested four individuals and recovered heroin worth Rs 4.82 crore from Champhai district in three separate operations, said an official statement on Monday. “In yet another success in its crusade against smuggling activities, Assam Rifles, under the aegis of Inspector General Assam Rifles (East), recovered heroin (weighing 689.52 grams) worth Rs 4.82 crore in the general areas of Chhungte and Zote, Champhai district, on September 23–24, 2023, in three separate operations,” read a statement from Assam Rifles.

The operations were carried out by combined teams of Assam Rifles and Excise and Narcotics Department Champhai based on specific information. During the operation, four individuals were also arrested, it added.

The apprehended individuals and the entire consignment of heroin have been handed over to the Excise and Narcotics Department of Champhai for further legal proceedings, it said. (ANI)

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