Manipur: Assam Rifles seized huge quantities of drugs and contraband items

Troops of Assam Rifle seized huge quantities of drugs and contraband items worth Rs 21 lakhs in Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Tripura. 


In continuation to its remarkable run of seizures & apprehensions, Assam Rifles battalions  seized contraband  items and  IMFL worth more than  Rs 21 lakhs in different operations conducted between 13 and 17 Jul 2019 in states of Manipur, Nagaland Mizoram and Tripura.

On 13 July 2019 based on specific input, regarding smuggling of drugs and contrabands, a team of Assam Rifles and Moreh Police seized 3360 tablet of  WIY (World is Yours) worth more than Rs 10 Lakh from a Myanmarese national identified as  Mr Wonna, age 44 yrs, near H Lhangcham village near Moreh.

On 15 Jul 2019, a spot check of vehicles by AR team led to the recovery of 1397 bottles of IMFL from  Tuli village in Mokokchung district. In the intervening period large quantity of contraband items including Heroin and Ganja were also recovered by AR  units in Mizoram and Tripura.

Manipur: Assam Rifles seized  huge quantities of drugs and contraband items
All photographs released By Defence PRO

All  apprehended persons and  recovered items have been handed over to State Excise Department  and police for further investigations. AR battalions have resolved  to prevent smuggling of contraband items  and IMFL in order to  prevent the youth of the region from digressing on the path of drug abuse.


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