Smuggled Win cigarette, beetle nut seized

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Imphal: ​Kakching battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (S) foiled smuggling of Win cigarettes and beetle nuts in Kakching, Manipur on Wednesday.

​Based on intelligence inputs, troops of Assam Rifles intercepted two vehicles with four persons moving on Khudam – Wangukhera road.

Nearly 102 boxes of Win cigarettes and 5 bags of beetle nuts were seized from the vehicles.

“The cost of the contraband seized worth Rs 1.03 crore,” the Assam Rifles said on Thursday.

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​The apprehended smugglers and recovered items have been handed over to Customs department, Pallel for further legal proceedings, it added.

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