At least 50,000 pills of methamphetamine were seized at Kanhmun village on the Mizoram-Tripura border on Friday, Mizoram police said on Saturday.

The contrabands worth over Rs 1.5 crore at the international market were transported in a truck bearing Tripura’s registration number, the police said its official Facebook page.

They were seized near the police check post at Kanhmun village, it said.

A high-level drugs disposal committee under the state police also disposed of drugs worth over Rs. 101 crore using  an incinerator near Aizawl on Friday. 

The drugs included 238.90 kilograms of pseudeopherin and  30.90 kilograms of methamphetamine, an official statement said.

They were seized by Champhai police during 2019 – 2021, it said.

The Mizoram police have been tirelessly combating the smuggling of illicit drugs and narcotic substances, the official statement also said.

The state police have seized 4.7 kilograms of heroin, 23.5 kilograms of methamphetamine and 643 vials of codeine from January till March 24 this year, it added. 

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