Brown Sugar worth Rs 1.20 crore recovered


Imphal: ​Tengnoupal battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR(S) foiled cross-border narcotics trafficking near Tengnoupal on Thursday.

​During routine checking at Vehicle Check Post, Tengnoupal, troops of Assam Rifles noticed suspicious items hidden in a Van. On thorough checking of the vehicle, suspected brown sugar in 44 soap boxes were recovered from the chassis of the vehicle.

​The narcotics recovered weighed approximately 609 grams and was assessed to be worth Rs 1.20 crore, the Assam Rifles said.

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​The seized narcotics along with the drug trafficker were handed over to Tengnoupal Police for further investigation, it added.


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