|Drugs worth Rs 1.75 crore seized in Manipur|
IMPHAL, Feb 22 - Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles today apprehended one drug smuggler with contraband brown sugar and heroin worth approximately Rs 1.75 crore at Khudengthabi check post along Imphal-Moreh Highway, according to a press release.
Based on specific input, a team of troops stopped a car travelling from Moreh to Imphal for checking, saidthe press release. While carrying out a thorough checking of the vehicle, 50 packets of brown sugar and seven packets of heroin were found hidden inside the vehicle.
In a short span of one and half months in 2019, 26 Sector Assam Rifles has recovered contraband items worth approximately Rs 42 crore, the release claimed.