Contraband items worth Rs 12 crore seized
IMPHAL, Mar 14 : In one of the biggest recoveries of contraband items in recent times, troops of 12 Assam Rifles of 26 Sector Assam Rifles apprehended a drug peddler with brown sugar and WY tablets worth approximately Rs 11.96 crore near Tengnoupal on March 13.
Acting on specific input, a TATA Sumo Grande(Regd No TR01 U 0250) was stopped at MVCP Tengnoupal at about 1800 hours yesterday and on through checking of the vehicle, 138 packets of brown sugar weighing 1.865 kg and 450 packets containing 90,000 WY tablets were found very well concealed inside the vehicle, as per a release from PRO of IGAR (S) on Wednesday.
It said approximate market cost of the recovered items is about Rs 11.96 crore. On interrogation, it was revealed that the consignment was being transported to Shillong.
The recovered drugs along with the apprehendee, Paokholen Baite(21), resident of Tuipi Lokchao, Moreh were handed over to Narcotic Control Bureau (NCB) Imphal, the release informed.
1 Nov 2014 - 5:47pm | AT News
The Assam government is preparing for police commissionerate in Guwahati from January 1. The decision was finalized at a high level meeting in Dispur on Saturday. The government is finalizing a...
27 Mar 2015 - 10:47am | AT News
Finally the process to update the National Register of Citizens, 1951 begins across the state on Friday. Altogether 81 NRC seva kendras are functioning in Jorhat to cover the entire population in the...
13 Nov 2007 - 3:32pm | editor
We gather once again on 20th November this year to commemorate globally the 'Convention on the Rights of the Child' which was signed by the United Nations on this day in 1989 and sanctioned...