Imphal, Feb 23: Troops of 12 Assam Rifles seized lucky weight around 1.5 Kg while checking a vehicle at Khudengthabi check post along Imphal Moreh route from 2 persons.
A statement of the PRO Assam Rifles said that lucky stones were seized from 2 person coming towards Imphal from Moreh in a blue colour Maruti Van bearing registration No. MN04A 9154 at around 10 am on Wednesday .
The seized lucky stone includes Red Spinel, weigh around1.5 kgs and 120 pieces of of Blue Sapphire weighing approximately 100 gms.
The two person smuggling the lucky stones are identified as Mohon Bhandari, age 30 years, s/o Mr Bishnu Bhandari Rao, of Moreh Ward No 6, PO-Moreh and District-Tengnoupal, Manipur and A Raju, age 55 years, s/o Mr Annamalai, of Moreh Ward No 2, PO-Moreh and District-Tengnoupal, Manipur.
The seized items alongwith apprehended persons have been handed over to Custom Preventive Force, Moreh, the PRO IGAR(S) statement added.