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Assam Rifles, Customs seize tortoises, reptiles, exotic seeds in Mizoram

MIZORAM: The Assam Rifles has seized some tortoises, reptiles and exotic seeds and arrested one person in this connection at Champhai district of Mizoram.

A joint team of Assam Rifles and Customs department seized 29 leopard tortoises, 38 red-footed tortoises, 17 yellow, orange, green iguana, three bearded dragons, three albino iguana, exotic seeds, and fertilizer at Friendship Bridge along the Tyao river of the district on Thursday.

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The arrested person along with the seized items have been handed over to Customs department for further legal proceedings.

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