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North East

Assam Rifles and Mizoram excise officials seize Heroin worth Rs 3.38 crore

AIZAWL, June 10: In a joint operation, the Assam Rifles, in collaboration with the Mizoram excise department, seized a huge quantity of drugs in Mizoram. A total of 483.98 grams of Heroin were recovered during the joint operation. The seized Heroin consignment has been estimated to value around Rs 3.38 crore in international black market. The operation took place at the Amazon Warehouse in Rashi Veng under Lunglei district of Mizoram. (Agencies)...
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Heroin worth Rs 105 cr seized in Assam

Guwahati, May 19: Heroin worth Rs 105 crore has been recovered in Assam's Cachar district, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday. The contraband weighing over 10 kg was being transported from a neighbouring state, he said. "Massive drug haul of 105 cr. In a major crackdown on the drugs network, @cacharpolice conducted a special operation and confiscated 10.333kg heroin transported from a neighbouring State," Sarma wrote on X. He reiterated the government's commitment to continue the drive against drug trafficking and ensure that the youths do not fall...
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Heroin worth over Rs 2.5 crore seized in Assam

Guwahati, May 9: Around 420 gram of heroin worth over Rs 2.5 crore was seized and two persons arrested during a search by the Special Task Force (STF) in Assam's Kamrup district on Thursday, police said. Acting on a tip-off regarding movement of narcotics, an STF team led by additional SP Kalyan Pathak intercepted a vehicle in Boko area of the district and recovered 30 packets of heroin. The arrested persons have been identified as Kabel Uddin and Sabur Ali. (PTI)...
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Heroin, meth worth over Rs 9 cr seized in Mizoram

Aizawl, April 29: Acting on a tip-off, Assam Rifles and Mizoram police seized heroin and methamphetamine tablets worth Rs 9.83 crore and arrested two persons for possessing the contraband in two operations, Assam Rifles said in a statement on Monday. The combined team of Assam Rifles and Zokhawthar police conducted a joint operation in the general area of Melbuk road junction in Zokhawthar village in east Mizoram’s Champhai district on Monday and recovered 453 grams of heroin worth Rs 3.17 crore from a peddler, the statement said. In another operation...
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One arrested with heroin worth Rs 30 lakh near India-Myanmar border

Aizawl, April 15: A person was arrested with heroin worth Rs 30.10 lakh in Mizoram's Champai district, the Assam Rifles said in a statement. Acting on a tip-off, the Assam Rifles in collaboration with the state police launched an operation at Zote village near the India-Myanmar border on Sunday and seized 43 gram of heroin, it said. One person was arrested along with the drugs, believed to be smuggled from Myanmar, it added. On Saturday, 325.3 gram of heroin worth Rs 2.27 crore was seized in Aizawl and three people...
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In Assam’s biggest-ever drug haul, heroin worth Rs 210 crore seized

Guwahati, April 5: In the biggest-ever drug haul in Assam, heroin worth Rs 210 crore was seized in the Cachar district, police said. One person was also arrested in connection with the seizure, they said. In a joint operation of the Special Task Force (STF) and Cachar Police, a vehicle from Mizoram was intercepted in Sayeedpur in Silchar police station area on Thursday, STF Inspector General Parthasarathi Mahanta told PTI. “On searching the vehicle, more than 21.5 kg of heroin was seized from it, out of which 18 kg was...
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Mizoram: Assam Rifles recovers heroin, other contraband worth Rs 130 crore since Jan

Aizawl, February 16: Assam Rifles has recovered heroin and other contraband worth Rs 130 crore in Mizoram over the last 45 days, an official said on Friday. During operations conducted in different parts of the state since January, personnel of the paramilitary force seized 4 kg of heroin, 3.3 lakh tablets of methamphetamine and other contraband, including “exotic animals”, he said. Three persons, including an Assam resident, have been arrested for possessing the drugs, the official said. The accused were booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic...
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Mizoram’s biggest drug haul: 3 arrested with heroin worth Rs 90 lakh

Aizawl, February 13: In the biggest drug haul in Mizoram this year, officials of the state Excise and Narcotics department seized 3.64 kg of heroin here on Tuesday morning, an official said. The seized heroin worth over Rs 90 lakh in the local market was smuggled from Myanmar, he said. The official said that this is the biggest drug haul in the current year. Three persons identified as Nangzagina (50), Roluahpuia (53), both from Ngur village in Champhai district and Faizur Rahman Barbhuiya (39), a resident of Bagha Bazar in...
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Arunachal: Heroin worth Rs 2 lakh seized

Itanagar, February 6: Heroin worth around Rs 2 lakh was seized and two persons were arrested, the Arunachal Pradesh Police said on Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, a house was raided in Niti Darlong village near Seijosa in the state's Pakke Kessang district on Monday. Thirty-five vials filled with heroin, a soap case filled with heroin and 164 empty vials were found, Superintendent of Police Tasi Darang told PTI. One Jumyir Gangkak (22) was arrested in connection with the seizures, he said. During interrogation, Gangkak told the police that she...
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