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37th Bn, SSB apprehends Bhutanese national

UDALGURI: In a major drive against illegal Foreign liquor making entry into Indian markets.The troops of 37 Bn SSB stationed at Border Outpost( BOP), Tankibasti seized a consignment of 75 Cases containing 900 Bottles of Bhutan made Liquor along with Bolero Pickup and apprehended one Bhutan national namely Kinzang Wangchuk (26) near Dimakuchi of Udalguri district along the Indo-Bhutan Border on Saturday evening.According to reports the Bhutanese national is a resident of  Momring village under Jomotsangkha Post Office of Samdrup Jongnkhar province of Bhutan. The consignment was being brought from Bhutan and was to be delivered in Indian side. The seized items were later handed over to Excise Office Tangla, for further legal action.The market value of seized items is estimated to be about Rs 5,83,000.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is an Independent journalist based in Assam. He has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications including The New York Times,Firstpost,The Telegraph. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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