Updated April 3rd, 2024 at 20:28 IST

Aizawl: 5.4 KG Heroin Seized, 2 Persons Arrested

Two persons including a Myanmar national were arrested after 5.4 kg of heroin was seized from their possession on Wednesday.

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Aizawl: Two persons including a Myanmar national were arrested after 5.4 kg of heroin was seized from their possession here on Wednesday, the state Excise and Narcotics department said in a statement.

The department officials conducted an operation at Aizawl's Falkland area on Wednesday morning during which 5 kg of heroin was seized from a mini truck, the statement said.

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Two persons, a resident of Teidu in Tripura and from Myanmar's Khampat Kanaan were arrested for possessing the contraband, which was smuggled from Myanmar, it said.

The vehicle used for transporting the contraband was also seized by the department officials.

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The two accused were booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, the statement added. 

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Published April 3rd, 2024 at 20:28 IST