Cross border smuggling foiled

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Imphal: ​Tengnoupal Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) foiled cross border smuggling of contraband near the Indo-Myanmar border close to Kulyang village in Tengnoupal district on Sunday.

​During a search operation, the Assam Rifles troops recovered 109 bags of Betel Nuts dumped in the jungle. The bags contained 7182 Kg betel nuts.

​The recovered contraband was assessed to be worth approximately Rs 40 lakh, the Assam Rifles said.

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​The seized contraband was handed over to Custom Preventive Force, Moreh for further legal action, it added.

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