• Mon. Dec 11th, 2023


Assam Rifles foils cross border smuggling of Areca Nuts in Kamjong District of Manipur on 14 September 2023.

Based on reliable input about movement of contraband items along Indo-Myanmar border, a team of Assam Rifles was launched to dominate the suspected area. On thorough search, 100 bags of suspected Areca Nuts worth approximate Rs 96 Lac (as per international market rate) were found being illegally smuggled in two Shaktiman trucks in General Area Shangka Lok Nala (Near BP-98) through international border towards Indian side.

A total of 100 bags of Areca Nuts valued at Rs 96 Lac along with two Shaktiman vehs & apprehendees were handed over to Forest Department, Kamjong for further legal proceedings.

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