Myanmar national held for smuggling heroin

Aizawl: A 27-year-old Mayanmar national was arrested in connection with the seizure of 420 gms of heroin here, police said today.

The contraband was seized from two locations in the city and a Myanmarese woman identified as Lalrinchhani of Tahan town in Myanmar was arrested on Saturday.

The heroin, concealed inside soap boxes, was smuggled from Myanmar through Champhai district, a police official said.

The heroin has a street value of Rs 10.50 lakh, he said.