Assam Rifles foils cross border smuggling of Brown Sugar worth Rs 4 crore


Imphal: Moreh Battalion 9f Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarter Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) foiled cross border smuggling of narcotics at T’Minou, Moreh (Indo-Myanmar border town in Manipur) on Saturday.

​Based on specific input regarding movement of drug smugglers along with drugs, a mobile vehicle check post was established by a team of Moreh Battalion in General Area T’Minou, the Assam Rifles said.

​The team intercepted a Gypsy vehicle without a number plate and a Scooty moving from Moreh towards T’Minou.

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​On detailed search of the suspected vehicle, four drugs smugglers along with 50 soap cases of Brown Sugar were recovered, weighing approximately 2.150 kg. The cost of seized Brown Sugar is Rs 4.30 crore in the international market, the Assam Rifles said.

​The apprehended individuals along with recovered items were handed over to Moreh Police station for further investigation, it added.


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