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Heroin seized near Aizawl, 20-year-old dealer held

By: Express News Service | Aizawl | Published on:April 30, 2014 4:32 pm


A consignment of heroin was seized in Seling town near Mizoram capital Aizawl on Wednesday morning, a narcotics official said.

The Anti-Narcotics Squad of Mizoram’s Excise and Narcotics Department seized 70 grams of heroin from a 20-year-old dealer heading towards Aizawl in a maxicab at 6.15 am Wednesday.

The drugs were stored in four soap-boxes and a plastic container. The accused dealer, identified as Vanlalrinsanga, hails from Zokhawthar town on the Indo-Myanmar border.

The official said Vanlalrinsanga has been arrested a booked under section 21(B) of the NDPS ACT, which carries a prison term of up to two years.

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