Imphal: Tengnoupal battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR(S) foiled cross border smuggling attempt near Khudengthabi on Monday.
Based on reliable input regarding the movement of illegal items, troops of Assam Rifles carried out an operation. The individuals ferrying the contraband items fled the scene on seeing the troops approaching them. Packages containing cigarettes, Godzilla coils, betel nuts and cosmetics items were recovered.
The total estimated value of the recovered goods is assessed to be worth approx Rs 3.84 lakh. The recovered items have been handed over to the Customs department for further action, the Assam Rifles said on Wednesday.