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Heroin seized in Mizoram near Indo- Myanmar border

AIZAWL: In a significant breakthrough, Assam Rifles troopers and customs department officials on Tuesday seized around 68.6 grams of heroin from the Zokhawthar area along the Mizoram-Myanmar border. In a similar bust, the personnel was able to bust 237.5 grams of the narcotic on Monday, ad arrested two people.

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The 237.5 grams of seized heroin is estimated to be approximately worth Rs 95 lakhs, while the 68.8 grams of heroin is worth around Rs 27.32 lakhs.

Sharing the information Assam rifles wrote on Twitter, “#AssamRifles troops in Mizoram & Customs Department, recovered 237.5 gms Heroin worth Rs. 95 lakh on 15 Feb and 68.6 gm worth Rs 27.32 lakhs on 16 Feb in general area Zokhawthar. @adgpi @ANI @PIBHindi @EconomicTimes @htTweets.”

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