• Wed. May 22nd, 2024

ASSAM RIFLES FOILS YET ANOTHER ATTEMPT TO SMUGGLE ARECA NUTS

Assam Rifles foiled yet another cross border smuggling of contrabands in the state when on 14 April 2024 when vigilant troops of the Assam Rifles during an intelligence based search operation in the general area Kangpat Center, Kamjong District successfully intercepted three Indian Trucks that were involved in the illegal transportation of Areca nuts lacking the necessary valid documentation. Upon thorough inspection areca nuts weighing approximately 18.6 Ton (186 bags), valued at Rs 2.2320 Crores seized. The confiscated Areca nuts along with the drivers of the trucks were handed over to the Forest Beat Officer of Kamjong District for further investigation.

Assam Rifles is committed to preventing smuggling of contraband items, thereby thwarting economic damage to the state caused by proliferation of such items.

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