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Around Rs. 9 Lakh worth Sandalwood and Redwood seized

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Moreh, Jan 12,

Combine team of 43 Assam Rifles and Moreh Police seized huge quantity of smuggled Sandal Wood and Redwood from a hide out at a Moreh residence yesterday evening.

As per report by our Moreh Correspondent, the seized Sandalwood and Redwood weigh around 62 Kg and is worth around Rs. 9 lakh at local market. Exact weight of the seized items as per police report is 61.53 Kg. And the smuggled items were hidden at the residence of one MD Rajaouddin (age about 35 years, son of   Md. Lahimuddin) at Moreh ward No. 7, the Indo Myanmar Border Town  in Tengnoupal district.

 The Combined team search the house after getting specific information regarding the hideout of the smuggled item, our correspondent added.

The seized items along with the smugglers were paraded before media.

Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

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