Imphal: Tengnoupal battalion of Assam Rifles under the agies of IGAR (South) foiled cross border narcotics trafficking at Khudengthabi, Tengnoupal district on Wednesday.
During routine checking at Permanent Vehicle Check Post, Khudengthabi, troops of Assam Rifles recovered 1.667 kg suspected brown sugar concealed in a car, the Assam Rifles said on Friday.
The siezed narcotics is assessed to be of worth Rs 3.33 crores, it added.
The recovered items along with driver and the vehicle were handed over to Moreh Police station for further legal action.
The apprehended insurgent was handed over to Thoubal Police station for further investigation, the Assam Rifles said.