• Wed. Feb 28th, 2024

ASSAM RIFLES FOILS SMUGGLING OF ARECA / BEETEL NUTS (SUPARI)

Assam Rifles foils cross border smuggling of contrabands in Kamjong District on 04 and 5th January 2024. Acting on credible intelligence regarding the presence of dumped Areca Nuts in the general area of Humine Thana and Kangpat village, a strategic operation was initiated and after conducting a thorough search of 10-12 houses in and around Humnine Thana and Kangpat village, numerous deposits of illegally stashed Areca/Beetel Nuts (Supari) were unearthed along with a truck illegally transporting areca nuts intended for unlawful distribution in the black market.

A total of 892 bags of Areca/Beetel Nuts, valued at Rs. 9.97 Crore was seized and subsequently handed over to Forest Beat Officer, Gomnam, Kamjong District.

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