Criminals are taking new routes to smuggle drugs, Mizoram DGP said

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Mizoram Police says drug smugglers are adopting new routes to smuggle drugs. Top police officials of Mizoram made these remarks at the sixth state-level NCORD meeting. Addressing the meeting, P. Renu Sharma, Chairperson, NCORD and Chief Secretary, Mizoram noted the importance of NCORD meetings in addressing drug-related challenges at the grassroots level.

In 2023, 987 cases were registered.

Mizoram DGP Anil Shukla urged to stop drug trafficking in the state. He said that drug traffickers are adopting new ways to smuggle contraband. The police recently intercepted a contraband shipment that was being smuggled through Mexico Cab/Sumo. In 2023, ANTF Mizoram registered 987 cases.

Meeting with officers of several departments

He said that NCB, Mizoram ANTF, SW and TA Department, Assam Rifles, MSCAC should work together to stop the smugglers. Let us tell you that 19 officers from different departments participated in the meeting. While some officers joined practically. The meeting was coordinated by Vinu Bansal, IPS, IGP (Intel), State Level NCORD Convener and Chairman, Anti-Narcotics Task Force (ANTF).

68.41 crore worth of drugs seized

Let me tell you that recently in two separate operations in Mizoram, drugs worth Rs.68.41 crore were seized and three people were arrested. Acting on a tip-off, Assam Rifles personnel conducted a raid at Bualpoi village in Seha district and seized 225 grams of the drug. The estimated value of the seized drugs is Rs 1.75 crore, the Assam Rifles said. Two persons have been arrested in this connection. Meanwhile, in another operation, troops seized 20 packets of methamphetamine pills weighing 22.2 kg, estimated to be worth Rs 66.66 crore, from Zukhavathar-Melbak road in Champai district.

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