Security forces foil cross border narcotics smuggling in Manipur

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Imphal: Khuga battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) along with Manipur Police foiled cross border narcotics smuggling near BP-39 in Suangphu village in Churachandpur district on Monday.

Based on specific input of transhipment of narcotics substance near BP 39, a joint team of Assam Rifles and Manipur Police launched the operation and observed suspicious movement of smugglers near Suangphu village. On being challenged by security forces, the smugglers taking advantage of darkness fled into the jungles towards Indo-Myanmar border.

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On thorough search of the area, 690 gm of Heroin No. 4 in 55 soap cases were recovered.

The recovered narcotics are assessed to be worth Rs 2.76 crore, the Assam Rifles said.

The recovered narcotics items were handed over to Sanaikot Police station for further investigation.

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