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North East

Heroin seized in Mizoram; 1 arrested

Aizawl, May 22: Heroin worth Rs 12 crore in the international market was seized from a vehicle in Mizoram on Monday and a boy has been arrested in this connection, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, a CID (Special Branch) team of the Aizawl Police intercepted a truck at Tawngtaimual Zemabawk near here, a statement issued by the police said.
About 2.4 grams of heroin hidden in 200 soap cases were recovered from the vehicle, it said.
The handyman of the truck, a 16-year-old boy from Assam’s Hailakandi district, has been arrested in connection with the seizure, it said. (PTI)