Officers of the Mizoram Excise and Narcotics division have seized 122 grams of heroin value Rs 2.8 lakh and arrested two individuals throughout raids at two totally different areas in Aizawl, an official assertion mentioned on Wednesday.

Performing on a tip-off, the officers raided a sure space between Vaivakawn and Hunthar localities in Aizawl on Wednesday and seized 26 grams of heroin from the possession of a peddler recognized as B. Sangzuala (45), a resident of Chanmari West in Aizawl, the assertion mentioned.

In one other operation, excise officers additionally seized 96 grams of heroin from Chanmari neighbourhood in Aizawl on Tuesday.

A drug peddler recognized as Lalzarmawia (40), a resident of New Hruaikawn village in Champhai district has been arrested for possessing the contraband, it mentioned.

The entire worth of the seized heroin is estimated to be Rs 2.8 lakh, it mentioned.

The 2 accused had been booked underneath related sections of the Narcotic Medication and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, the assertion added.

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