AR recovers contraband items worth Rs 2.77 crore

Imphal: ​Troops of Tengnoupal Battalion and 165 TA Battalion under the aegis of IGAR (South) foiled smuggling of contraband along NH-102 on Sunday.

​Based on specific intelligence regarding likely of smuggling contraband near Lockchao, the troops launched an operation. On carrying out a thorough search of the area they recovered contraband items worth Rs 2.77 crore, the Assam Rifles said.

​The major items being smuggled were foreign cigarettes, beer and anti-mosquito coil. The contraband was handed over to civil authorities for further action, it added.

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