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Aizawl | March 19
A huge cache of drugs seized by Mizoram Excise & Narcotics department were burnt in Aizawl last Friday as per the court order to dispose off the seized drugs. The contraband goods worth over Rs. 225 lakhs were burnt near Bawngkawn Bri¬gade Field in Aizawl by Commissioner of Excise & Narcotics department Lalhmunsanga.
The burnt drugs included 2.652 kg of heroin, 368.881 kg of ganja, 22,54,376 tablets of Pseudoephedrine, 1,450 tablets of Alprazolam, 12,033 tablets of Parvon Spas, 120 tablets of Spasmo Proxyvon, 15.426 kg of opium and many other intoxicant drugs that altogether worth Rs. 2,55,17,849.
Speaking on the occasion, Commissioner Lalhmunsanga asked officials of Excise & Narcotics department to work under or as per the law while combating drugs. He said that at least three persons belonging to state Excise & Narcotics department have lost their lives during anti-drug campaign. He added that the burnt drugs were seized since last year, which was ordered by court to be disposed off. There is still a huge quantity of seized drugs which are yet to be disposed off.