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Smuggling fetches money for insurgents

North east insurgents have been resorting to illicit trade in drugs and fake currency to make money.
This was what Mukul Sahay said when the additional DGP was talking to reporters in Guwahati in the sidelines of a FICCI function on Tuesday.
Sahay said funds to these insurgents come mainly from the smugglers to ensure their safety and security.
He observed that funds, mostly, comes from tobacco, drugs and fake currency rackets in the entire north eastern region.He observed that illicit trade has yet to be accorded priority because of traditional crimes like insurgency and ethnic clash.

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