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A senior Mizoram police official on Friday informed that they have arrested 1098 non-tribals from the northern part of the state.

These people were living in Mizoram without valid inner line permit (ILP).

“We have pushed back 92 of the arrested non-tribal to Assam,” the police official said on Friday.

“The arrests were made since Thursday and the push back to Assam took place today,” DIGP (Northern Range) Lalbiakthanga Khiangte said.

“81 people arrested by Bairabi police and 11 by Vairengte police in Kolasib district on the Mizoram- Assam border were pushed back,” he added.

Khiangte further informed that the rest would be produced before the respective district courts.

The senior official further informed that 865 people were arrested in Aizawl district.

“Police also arrested 111 persons in Kolasib district, 52 in Mamit district on the border with Tripura, 43 in central Mizoram’s Serchhip district and 27 in Champhai district,” informed Khiangte.

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