Aizawl: Assam Rifles and Mizoram Excise and Narcotics department seized 90 grams of heroin and arrested two peddlers for possessing the contraband at Tuirial airfield near Aizawl on Wednesday, Assam Rifles sources said Thursday.

The contraband worth Rs. 40.5 lakh was believed to be smuggled from Myanmar, the sources said.

Excise department sources also said that the two accused were booked under relevant sections of “The Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985,” the statement said. 

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