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28 individuals died of medicine abuse in Mizoram this 12 months – Outlook India

Aizawl, June 14 (PTI) At least 28 people, including
Three women died of drug abuse in Mizoram this year
by June 10, according to the State of Excise and Narcotics
Department record.

A total of 1,607 people, including 190 women
died of drug abuse since 1984 when the first drug
The related death due to heroin has been reported in Mizoram
the recording.

The records of the department accessed by PTI state that 55
People, including 13 women, died of heroin and others
Drugs in 2019.

In the records of the Spasmo-Proxyvon or Parvon department
Spas were the main killer drug, killing at least 1,161 people
over the past 36 years, while heroin killed 206 people and those
The remaining 240 died from multiple drug abuse.

However, heroin has overtaken Spasmo-Proxyfrom that
Major drug killer since 2015.

There was no death report due to Spasmo-Proxyvon or
Parvon Spas from 2017, the record says.

Mizoram lies between Myanmar and Bangladesh.
with which it shares an international border of about 722 km.

Deputy Commissioner for the Excise and Narcotics Department
Peter Zohmingthanga told PTI that most drugs,
Heroin in particular was smuggled out of Myanmar.

However, the drug supply also comes from Assam, he said.

The official said that the coronavirus induced
The blockade has significantly reduced drug supplies from outside the United States

The Excise and Narcotics Department was opened
massive raids on drugs and alcohol since March this year.

At least 336 people were arrested with drugs and alcohol
related cases between March 22 and May 31 after

The majority of the perpetrators were released on bail
decongestant prison because of the outbreak of the novel corona virus, he

He said that different types of drugs and alcohols,
including 385.8 grams of heroin, 1.9 kg of ganja (cannabis),
236 tablets alprazolam, 19 vials of cough syrup, 5827.8
Liters of locally made schnapps (rakzu), 447 pots for brewing
Lakh rupees worth of alcohol has been confiscated so far
the beginning of the block. PTI COR

Disclaimer: – This story was not edited by Outlook employees and is generated automatically from feeds from news agencies. Source: PTI

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