Assam Rifles Seized huge amount of Contraband


Troops of Assam Rifles in an operation recovered huge amount of Contraband Drugs worth Rs 28 Cr near Moreh in Tengnoupal District on 05 October.

Based on a specific input received from own sources regarding likely presence of contraband items in a  house in  Phaicham Veng, Moreh,  a team of  Assam Rifles along with Moreh Police conducted a search of the house which belonged to a lady named Vahjahat Haokip.

A thorough search of the house led to the recovery of a large quantity of contraband items hidden inside wooden walls and ceiling of the house. These included  WIY Tablets quantity 5,04,000 Nos (53.54 Kgs), Crystal Ice Myth 15.269 Kgs, Ketamine 2.206 Kgs,  Phencydile 194 Bottle, Indian Currency Rs 74150 and Burmese 49000 Kyats. Approximate worth of recovered Contraband items is Rupees 28 Crore. The recovered contraband items and the apprehended individual have been handed over to Moreh Police for further legal action.

In yet another incident, troops of Assam Rifles recovered Brown Sugar worth Rs 1.23 Cr near Khudengthabi Check-Post in Tengnoupal District on 05 October 2019. Based on a specific intelligence regarding the transportation of contraband items through the forest to avoid Khudengthabi Check-Post, two suspected individuals were spotted by the team. On being challenged, both individuals ran into the forest.

The search team then carried out a detailed search of the area and recovered one bag containing suspected Brown Sugar weighing approximately 618 grams. The recovered items have been handed over to Police Station Moreh for further investigation.

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