Nagaland

Assam Riffles seizes smuggled items worth more than Rs 6 Crore near Ghaspani, Dimapur

(AR apprehended 18 persons and seize smuggled Areca Nut)

Dimapur, January 9 (NE): Troops of Assam Rifles seized smuggled Areca Nut valued more than Rs Six Crore from a mobile vehicle check post near Ghaspani, under Dimapur district on January Seven.

Based on specific input, according to a notification recieve here, said the troops at the check post stopped nine loaded trucks travelling from Kohima to Dimapur. During the spot check of the vehicles, 3511 bags of Areca Nut (Betel Nut) valued more than Rs 6.05 crore were recovered. Eighteen persons accompanying these trucks were also apprehended.

The recovered smuggled items and the apprehended individuals have been handed over to Medziphema Police for further investigations.