Aizawl, Sep 25: In a major drug haul, a joint crew of Assam Rifles and Zokhawthar Police recovered 5,05,000 drugs of methamphetamine really well worth Rs 167.86 crore in Mizoram, officers stated on Sunday.
The drugs weighed around 55.80 kgs. The officers additionally detained a female in reference to the incident.
The pills had been recovered in Melbuk Village, Champhai district on September 23 throughout an operation achieved through the joint crew of Assam Rifles and Zokhawthar Police primarily based totally on particular information.
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“A vehicle was spotted through the joint crew transferring suspiciously and on being intercepted and checked, it turned into observed to be sporting Methamphetamine drugs (5,05,000 in quantity). The pills had been being carried through a female withinside the automobile and had a marketplace fee of about Rs 167,86,20,000 (167.86 crores),” said an official statement.
HUGE RECOVERY OF CONTRABAND BY ASSAM RIFLES IN MIZORAM
Assam Rifles, on 23 Sep, in a joint operation with Zokhawthar Police, recovered Methamphetamine tablets (Qty – 5,05,000, total weight – 55.80 Kgs) worth Rs 167.86 Crores from Melbuk Village, Champhai District, Mizoram. pic.twitter.com/fQVIFZQrIy
— The Assam Rifles (@official_dgar) September 25, 2022
The seized gadgets and detained female had been passed over to Zokhawthar Police Station on September 24 for further investigation and legal proceedings.
“In the beyond yr and more, Assam Rifles has been actively chasing the unlawful motion of pills, weapons, and explosives. The disturbed inner scenario in Myanmar has caused a spike in this unlawful trans-border motion of contraband and people. If the number of migrants entering Mizoram from Myanmar increases, these illegal activities are likely to get further accentuated,” delivered the statement.
Earlier on Saturday, Assam Police on Saturday night seized 504 grams of heroin in Karimganj district and arrested one man or woman.
“Based on mystery information, a crew of Karimganj district police led through Deputy Superintendent of Police (HQ) recovered and seized 504 grams of heroin packed in 43 cleaning soap instances close to toll gate below Karimganj police station. Police arrested one man or woman and registered a case,” stated Gitartha Dev Sarma, DSP of Karimganj.
The Police have registered a case and further investigation is underway.
On Thursday, Assam Police recovered and seized 270 packets of ganja weighing 1,483 kg from a vehicle at the Gossaigaon Police Station area in Kokrajhar district.
The police additionally arrested the accused.