Aizawl, 25 July, 2019: In a major success in its crusade against illicit illegal activities & drug peddling, Aizawl Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of 23 Sect Assam Rifles/ IGAR{E) launched a joint operation with Excise & Narcotics Department on 24th  July,  2019 (Wednesday) at Seling, Aizawl. A total of 130 gms Heroin was recovered with an approximate market value of 4.50 Lakhs (Four lakh fifty thousand rupees only). 

Two drug peddlers who are resident of Seling are arrested in the operation. The apprehended along with the recovered items were handed over to Excise & Narcotics department Department for further investigation & prosecution. 

Ongoing illegal drugs trade is a major cause of concern for the state of Mizoram. Assam Rifles, rightly christened as the 'Sentinels of Northeast' have been successful in launching such operations against the illicit smuggling in Mizoram.

Source: DIPR
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