Champhai: Police recovered and seized a large quantity of contraband drugs worth more than Rs 84 crore in Mizoram's Champhai district.
Police of Champhai district recovered and seized 28.250 kg (2,52,500 tablets) of methamphetamine valued Rs 84 crore in international market in last 48 hours.
A senior official of Mizoram police said that, on further investigation and follow up of Champhai Police Station case (involving seizure of 12.584 kg (1,11, 100 tablets) of methamphetamine from one vehicle (Truck) at Tuipui village in Champhai district around midnight day before yesterday, and sustained thorough interrogation of arrested accused persons with sister agencies, another 15.666 kg (1,41,400 tablets ) of the contraband, valued approximately Rs 47 crore in international market was recovered from the seized vehicle.
The drugs were concealed in a specially designed concealment cavity/chamber fixed inside cabin of the seized vehicle.
Further investigation is still underway.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)