Assam Rifles Busts Heroin Smuggling Operation worth over Rs 2 Cr, Two Held in Mizoram

The SERCHIPP Battalion of the 23rd Sector Assam Rifles, working under the Inspector General Assam Rifles (East), successfully recovered heroin no-4 worth Rs 2.90 crore and apprehended two individuals in the Rountlang village of Champhai on January 18, 2023.

The operation was conducted by a joint team of Assam Rifles and the Excise & Narcotics Department, Champhai, using specific information.

The recovered heroin and the apprehended individuals were handed over to the Excise & Narcotics Department for further legal proceedings.

The ongoing smuggling of illegal drugs is a major problem in Mizoram. The Assam Rifles, also known as the “Sentinels of Northeast,” have been effective in combating these activities in the region.

Source: HQ IGAR (EAST)

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