Assam Rifles foils cross border smuggling in Tengnoupal

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

During border domination operations, troops of Assam Rifles intercepted a modified Shaktiman vehicle moving on a jungle track. Seeing the approaching troops, the driver abandoned the vehicle and fled the area. On checking the vehicle Betel Nuts, foreign origin textile good, footwear, Beer, Sarpagandha, WIN cigarettes and wooden furniture were recovered. The estimated value of the recovered goods was assessed as Rs 1.90 crore, the Assam Rifles said.

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The seized contraband was handed over to Customs and forest departments for further action, it added.

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