88 gm of heroin worth Rs 4.4 lakh were seized in Champhai on Monday

Aizawl: The state excise and narcotics department on Monday seized 88 gm of heroin, worth around Rs 4.4 lakh in the local market, from the Champai district of Mizoram.

Two women have been arrested in this connection.

As per a department spokesman, the two women hailing from the Tawipui village in Lunglei district were allegedly found in possession of the drugs. They have been booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and produced before a district judge in Champhai.

They were remanded to judicial custody for 14 days.

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