Churachandpur, Feb. 19
Singngat Battalion Assam Rifles under the aegis of Churachandpur Sector Assam Rifles seized huge quantity of sandalwoods from Singngat sub division under Ccpur District. Upon received of specific information, troops of Assam Rifles intercepted two Shaktimaan trucks fully loaded with red sandalwood at general area between Ngaljang and Hangsum village under Singngat Sub Division of Ccpur District. A total of approx 6138 Kilograms of Sandalwood were recovered which is likely to cost approximately 3 crores in international market. The consignment was to be delivered at Myanmar. The seized sandalwoods, two Shaktimaan trucks alongwith the individuals accompanying the trucks were handed over yesterday at Singngat Police Station for investigation and further necessary action.
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