Tablets used to make narcotic drug seized at Assam-Mizoram border

Almost 18 kgs (1.52 lakh tablets) of illegally transported pseudoephedrine, used to manufacture narcotic drug methamphetamine, has been caught by Mizoram's anti-narcotics agency.

The seizure, made at the Assam-Mizoram border town of Vairengte around noon by the Excise and Narcotics Department, was in the possession of a Myanmarese identified as Vailianpum, 33.

The accused was carrying the consignment in three suitcases on a bus from Guwahati and was headed towards Tahan, the capital of Myanmar's Sagaing division, sources said.

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