Deceased Assam youth was drug peddler: Mizoram Police

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Published: November 3,2020 03:01 PM
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November 3, 2020: Intiyaz Ali, who died during Mizoram Excise department custody, was a drug peddler, claims Mizoram Police.

November 3, 2020: Intiyaz Ali, who died during Mizoram Excise department custody, was a drug peddler, claims Mizoram Police.



"On Nov 1, Intyaz Ali aka Intazul Laskar was apprehended by volunteers of Young Mizo Association while he was trying to sell drugs. While attempting to flee, he suffered injuries in his ankles. Later, Excise officials seized 420 mg heroin from & arrested him," informed John Neihlala, IGP(Intelligence), Mizoram.



He further said that on November 2, as this was death in custody, "postmortem done as per NHRC guidelines. Case of unnatural death registered. A magisterial inquiry also being held. Body handed over to his brother."



Tension along the Assam-Mizoram border is simmering since Sunday as the locals alleged that Mizo miscreants had abducted Intyaj and later killed him.



 


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