IMPHAL: Assam Rifles has been resolute in stopping the menace of Narcotics and other contraband items along NH 102. Late Sunday evening, based on specific input received of transportation of Narcotics in a suspected Omni Van the troops of Tengnoupal Battalion of Pallel Sector Assam Rifles, under the aegis ofHQ IGAR (South) intercepted the vehicle before Tengnoupal on NH 102.
The suspected Omni van bearing Regd no MN 01 S 7911 was driven by Mr Ch Lunkholal Mate, Age 21 yrs, S/o Ch Thatkojang Mate, R/o Tengnoupal Vill, Tengnoupal District from Lokchao to Tegnoupal, IGAR(S) informed in a press release.
On thorough search of the vehicle 50 packets of suspected brown sugar were found in soap cases. A total of 655 gms (approx) suspected brown sugar was recovered, the IGAR(S) said.
The recovered Narcotic items along with the detainees were handed over to Tengnoupal PS.