Narcotics department seized 4.595 kg of heroin, 28 kg of World is Yours (WY) tablets from BJP leader Lutkhosei Zou's house.

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The Narcotics and Affairs of Border (NAB) on Thursday arrested Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lutkhosei Zou after drugs worth Rs 27 crores were found at his residence at Langol Game Village, Manipur on Friday.

Zou is also the chairman of an autonomous district council in Chandel district.

The seizures include 4.595 kg of heroin, 28 kg of World is Yours (WY) tablets and Rs 57.18 lakh and old currency notes worth Rs 95,000. A 0.32 NPB Pistol with 21 rounds, one SBBL Rifle, two gun license books and eight bank passbooks were also recovered, said the report.

Besides Zou, seven other individuals Esther Vungheinuam, Mung Zou Aric, Teresa Ngaite Nengboi, Lawrence Zou, Minlal Mate, Sio Jamthang Mate and Mt Jamkhohao, public relations officer of the autonomous council chairman have also been arrested.

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Earlier in Rajasthan During may 2018 Ruling bjp party Bilara MLA Arjun Lal Garg has an shocking advice to the Dewasi community "Stop peddling drugs, it is a non-bailable offence. Go for gold, where bail is easily obtainable".

The advice came from the bjp lawmaker while addressing a gathering of the Dewasi community. A purported video clip of the MLA addressing the gathering where he made the alleged remarks has gone viral.

Referring to the problem of drug addiction and peddling, Garg said he had put a question in the assembly asking as to how many prisoners were lodged in the Jodhpur jail as an accused under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 Act.

Let me tell you truly that the Dewasi community broke the record of Bishnois in drug peddling, Garg purportedly tells the gathering.

He, however, could not be contacted for his comment. Sources said that Garg left for Ladakh for a leisure tour.

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