Representative Image | Photo: Shutterstock

A joint team of Assam Rifles and Excise & Narcotics Department, Aizawl seized a large quantity of drugs worth Rs 1.18 crore in Mizoram’s Aizawl district and apprehended four people on December 5, said a statement.

Aizawl Battalion of 23 Sector Assam Rifles recovered 18 soap cases (236 grams) of heroin worth Rs 1.18 crore and a vehicle in Falkland area World Bank Road, Aizawl, added the statement.

The operation was carried out by a combined team of Assam Rifles and excise & narcotics department, Aizawl based on specific information, as per the statement.

The approximate cost of the recovered heroin is Rs 1.18 crore and the seized consignment, vehicle and apprehended persons were handed over to Excise & Narcotics Department, Aizawl for further legal proceedings.

The ongoing smuggling of illegal drugs is a major cause of concern for the state of Mizoram. Assam Rifles have been successful in launching such operations against the smuggling activities in Mizoram.

Avatar photo
About TNM NewsDesk


The News Mill is a Guwahati-based digital media with focus on content from across Northeast India and beyond. We can be reached through


Congress to form govt in Hindu majority state, says HPCC President Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Himachal elections

Misinformation cast shadow on Malaysia polls: Report

Exit mobile version