AR recovers huge cache of contraband items worth lakhs

AR recovers huge cache of contraband items worth lakhs

TMB Report

IMPHAL: Chandel Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) on Friday recovered huge quantity of imported illegal Chinese WIN cigarettes and Beetel Nuts.

After receiving a specific input pertaining to cache of contraband items, an operation was launched by the troops of Assam Rifles in Songyang village, Chandel district, IGAR(S) said in a press release. The troops carried out extensive search in the jungles near New Songyang village and recovered 5,000 packets of Imported Chinese WIN cigarettes and 400 Kg of Indonesian Beetal Nut hidden inside thick vegetation worth Rs 8.45 lakh, IGAR(S) said.

Recovered items have been handed over to Custom Office Pallel for further legal action.

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