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Heroin worth Rs 8 lakh seized, two arrested from Aizawl

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Excise and department officials have seized 213 gram of heroin and arrested two persons for possessing the contraband, a department spokesperson said today.

The contraband worth around Rs 8 lakh in the local market is believed to have been smuggled from Myanmar.

The accused, residents of Champhai district along the Mizoram-Myanmar border, were arrested from Thuampui locality here yesterday night, the spokesperson said.

They were booked under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 17:45 IST