Assam Rifles foils cross border smuggling

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Imphal: Tengnoupal battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) foiled cross border smuggling of contraband near Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal district on Saturday.

During an area domination operation, troops of Assam Rifles observed movement of a vehicle loaded with suspicious items, on seeing the troops approaching, the driver escaped in to the jungle leaving behind the vehicle.
On searching the vehicle, Textile items, betel nuts and Sarpagandha of worth Rs 1.35 crore were recovered.

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The recovered items along with vehicle were handed over to Custom Prevention Force, Moreh for further legal action, the Assam Rifles said.

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