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Assam Rifles recover contraband drugs worth more than 8.58 crores near Moreh

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Imphal, Jan 18

Troops of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) recovered contraband drugs worth more than Rs 8.58 Cores along Indo-Myanmar Border on January 16.

Based on specific input, troops of Assam Rifles challenged a person crossing Indo-Myanmar border on an unregistered two wheeler near Moreh. The two wheeler was loaded with three gunny bags. The individual on being challenged by the troops, dropped the two wheeler along with the load and fled towards Myanmar. On thorough search of the bags and two wheeler, troops recovered 4.290 Kgs of suspected Brown Sugar approximately valued at Rs. 8.58 Crores in the international market.

The recovered contraband items along with the two wheeler have been handed over to Moreh Police Station for further investigation

Maheshwar Gurumayum

William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since 2013. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue. He can be contacted at [email protected]

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