Myanmar national held with heroin in Mizoram

Myanmar national held with heroin in Mizoram

Aizawl, Nov 24 (PTI) A 47-year-old Myanmarese national was arrested with 248 grams of heroin in east Mizoram's Champhai district near the Myanmar border on Friday, state excise and narcotics department said in a statement.

The man identified as Thangkhenlian is a resident of Bulfek in the neighbouring country, it said.

The heroin was smuggled from Myanmar to be sold in Mizoram, it added.

The accused was booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and was produced before a magistrate on Friday, it added. PTI COR MNB

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