43 gram heroin, 13.5 kilogram ganja seized in Mizoram

Feb 08, 2018, 19:29 IST | PTI

Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department officials on Thursday seized 43 gram of heroin from a Myanmarese national here and arrested him for possessing the contraband

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The Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department officials on Thursday seized 43 gram of heroin from a Myanmarese national here and arrested him for possessing the contraband, a department spokesman said. The contraband is worth around Rs 1.5 lakh in the local market, the spokesman said.

In another incident, the officials also seized 13.5 kilogram of ganja from two persons, and arrested them for possession of drugs, he said. The three accused persons were booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, the spokesperson added.

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