Aizawl: Officials of Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department and Assam Rifles troopers have seized 324 grams of heroin and arrested two peddlers near Bukpui village in Kolasib district on March 20, a statement issued by the excise and narcotics department said on Monday.

The contraband worth Rs. 9.10 lakh in the local market was believed to be smuggled from Myanmar, the statement said.

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Two peddlers identified as Zarzova (45) and Lalduhawma (25), both from Mauchar village near the Manipur border were arrested for possessing the heroin.

They were booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, the statement said.

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