• Mon. Mar 4th, 2024

ASSAM RIFLES FOILS SMUGGLING OF ARECA NUTS

Assam Rifles foils cross border smuggling of Areca Nuts in Kamjong District of Manipur on 8th January 2024.

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, 330 bags (26.4 Tons) of suspected Areca Nuts worth approximately Rs 3.168 crore (as per international market rate) were found being illegally smuggled in three trucks in General Area Philong Market.

A total of 330 bags of Areca Nuts valued at Rs 3.168 crore along with three trucks, were handed over to Forest Department, Kamjong for further legal proceedings.

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