Myanmarese arrested, heroin worth Rs 8.4 crore seized

Aizawl, 26 Apr: A 49-year-old Myanmar national has been arrested and heroin worth Rs 8.4 crore seized from his possession in Mizoram’s capital Aizawl, Assam Rifles said in a statement here on Friday.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Assam Rifles and Mizoram Police conducted a raid in Tuikual North area in Aizawl on Thursday and seized 1.2 kg of heroin from Vanbiakhning, a resident of Tamu town in Myanmar, it said.
The contraband, worth Rs 8.4 crore, was concealed in 110 soap cases, the statement added. (PTI)