Mizoram: Rs 4.1 Crore Drugs Seized, 6 Detained In Two Different Operations
The illicit drugs were cunningly packed in 50 soup cases and was sealed in the empty LPGs.
AIZAWL : Mizoram police in two different search operations, nabbed six people smuggling heroine worth Rs 4.1 crore, as stated by an official on Monday.
Based on a prior information, few police personnels intercepted a truck at the Vairengte police station junction located in Kolasib district in Assam border. The intercepted truck carried empty LPG cylinders on it.
The team of police after a keen check, recovered 625 grams of heroin which was approximately worth Rs 3.4 crore. As per reports, the truck was approaching towards Assam.
The illicit drugs were cunningly packed in 50 soup cases and was sealed in the empty LPGs. The driver has been identified by the official as Azizur Rahman Laskar of 40 years old, who was a resident of Assam's Cachar district Sonai region.
Laskar was detained in connection with the matter. In another episode, Assam Rifles along with a narcotic squad seized heroin worth Rs 70 lakh at Aizawl's Zonuam area. The seizure was made on Sunday and five people were detained for the same.
Mizoram is in the limelight for its recent and frequent drugs cases that include heroin, areca nuts and other illicit items that are being transported from Myanmar.
Not just in Mizoram, but several states of Northeast is currently under the influence of procurement, smuggling and abuse of drugs. Guwahati police recently busted yet another drug racket in 20th of January, Friday.
The cops seized 320 kg of cannabis from a truck and nabbed one from Dispur. The arrested person is a resident of Tripura and has been identified as Thongiya Mog. According to the reports, the seizure has been made 19th January night from a truck.
A special team of Guwahati police headed by Joint Commissioner of police, Partha Mahanta initiated the operation. Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma appreciated the effort, through his Twitter.
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