- Ezrela Dalidia Fanai, NET Correspondent, Mizoram
In a significant crackdown towards drug menace, the Assam Rifles personnel have confiscated an enormous stockpile of Methamphetamine tablets value over Rs 1 Crores from the possession of a Myanmar-based couple in Aizawl’s Vaivakawn Zohnuai.
Based mostly on particular inputs, a joint operation was launched by the Lakhimpur Battalion & 19 FIT DGARFIU Battalion of the paramilitary troop in collaboration with the Mizoram Excise & Narcotics Division.
As a part of the operation, the safety forces have recovered round 58,000 Methamphetamine tablets value of Rs 1 crores and 74 lakhs (1,74,00,000) from the area on Monday. These contraband substances weighed round 5 kgs and 708 grams.
The apprehended couple have been recognized as – Lalnunziri and her companion Lalkungpuii, each hailing from Myanmar. Within the meantime, 10 grams of Heroin was additionally seized from the possession of Lalkungpuii.
These apprehended people have been booked below the Narcotic Medicine & Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act 1985.