AIZAWL, MARCH 20 2017: Seized drugs worth Rs 12.38 crore was today set ablaze in Mizoram, an official said.
The drugs were torched at the instance of Rev. Lalzuithanga, chairman of the Mizoram Kohhran Hruaitute Committee (MKHC), conglomerate of 14 major churches.
The drugs were seized by the Supply Reduction Service (SRS), the anti-drug squad of the central committee of the Young Mizo Association (YMA) in co-ordination with the state Police and the Excise and Narcotics department.
The seized drugs included 6.162 kilos of heroin and 2,84,600 tablets of Methamphetamine, J. Lalsailova, convener of the SRS and treasurer of the central committee of the YMA said today.
Lalsailova said that the Methamphetamine tablets were seized during 2015-2016 while the SRS had recently seized heroin and Ganja (Cannabis) in large quantities.