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SOURCE: PTI

At least 55 Myanmar nationals were arrested in Mizoram in connection with cases of drug smuggling last year, police said on Sunday. A total of 273 police cases were registered in connection with the illegal trade of drugs, they said. “About 385 people were arrested for smuggling drugs, of which 55 hailed from Myanmar,” a police officer said.

The Mizoram Police seized smuggled drugs worth ? 49 crore in 2023, he said, including heroin (68.5 kg), methamphetamine tablets (154 kg) and ganja (112.9 kg).