Assam Rifles continues to seize WY

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, January 30, 2019: In yet another major haul, Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) apprehended one narcotics smuggler with 64,000 numbers of World is Yours tablets approximately worth Rs 1.92 crore from Permanent Check Post (PVCP) Khudengthabi.

Today at around 7 am while carrying out thorough checking of vehicle as per the routine procedure, a team of troops of Khudengthabi Post of Tengnoupal Battalion stopped a Silver Colour Hyundai Santro Xing bearing Regd No MN 04 A 2733 travelling from Moreh to Churachandpur for checking. On carrying out a thorough checking of the vehicle, blue colour packets containing tablets suspected to be WIY 64,000 were found hidden inside a fabricated compartment below the rear seat and in the chasis folding of both sides of the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle identified himself as Lunkhomang Haokip, age 31 years, son of late Janglam Haokip, resident of Tuibong of Churachandpur district. The apprehended individual has been handed over to Narcotic Central Bureau, Imphal, said a press statement of the Assam Rifles.

In the month of January alone Tengnoupal battalion has seized contrabands worth approximately 14 crores in six different incidents of illegal smuggling wherein a total of six drug peddlers were caught.

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