Guwahati, Oct 18: The troops of Assam Rifles on Tuesday seized 92,550 highly addictive methamphetamine tablets valued at around Rs 31 crore, and arrested one person in this connection in Mizoram..
The Assam Rifles and Mizoram Police personnel have seized foreign cigarettes valued at Rs 2.72 crore, drugs valued at Rs 34.18 crore and rescued 140 exotic animals since Saturday and arrested four persons in this connection.
Assam Rifles sources said that the para-military jawans along with Excise and Narcotics Department on Tuesday seized 92,550 methamphetamine tablets valued at around Rs 31 crore and arrested one person at Falkland Veng in Aizawl district, according to a statement by the Assam Rifles.
THe paramilitary border guardiong force has stated that ongoing smuggling of methamphetamine tablets and other drugs are a major cause of concern for the state of Mizoram.
The Assam Rifles is entrusted to guard Mizoram's 510 km unfenced border with Myanmar.