Nagaland

Assam Rifles seize IMFL and Contraband in Nagaland, 8 persons apprehended

Assam Rifles seize IMFL and Contraband in Nagaland, 8 persons apprehended

Kohima, July 13 (NEx): As part of the ongoing crackdown by Assam Rifles to prevent illegal activities, troops of Assam Rifles seized IMFL and contraband in three different operations at Dimapur, Peren and Wokha districts in Nagaland.

Assam Rifles seize IMFL in Wokha;

(AR officials with apprehended persons and seized IMFL bottles)

A press release from the AR said that based on specific intelligence regarding consignment of contraband, troops of Assam Rifles intercepted two Scorpio in general area Koio Road, carrying 28 cases of MC Dowell Rum and five cases of Kingfisher Beer amounting to Rs 4,99,200 on July 12, 2020.

Four individuals, namely, Hekaito, Akash Limbu, Vinoka Achumi and Man Bahadur Pradhan were apprehended and handed over to Wokha police station alongwith seized liquor for further investigation.

Assam Rifles seize contraband in Peren;

(Jalukie Police personnel with apprehended persons and seized contraband)

In another report, troops of Assam Rifles seized Marijuana in general area Stadium Colony, Jalukie Town, on July 11, 2020.

Based on specific intelligence regarding consignment of contraband, troops of Assam Rifles and police respective launched an operation in general area Stadium Colony, Jalukie Town and apprehended Ngialung, age 45 years, r/o Stadium Colony, Jalukie Town, Peren and Aron, age 31 years r/o Samziuram village, Peren.

Recoveries included 4.25 kg Marijuana amounting of Rs 35,000 and Rs 28,240 in cash, said a press release from the AR.

The apprehended individuals alongwith seized contraband was handed over to Jalukie Police Station.

Assam Rifles seize contraband in Dimapur;

(Anti-smuggling Customs Prevention Division officer with apprehended persons and seized contraband)

As part of the ongoing crackdown by Assam Rifles to prevent illegal activities, troops of Assam Rifles seized Areca Nut in general area 5th Mile, Dimapur on July 11, 2020.

Based on specific information about consignment of contraband, troops of Assam Rifles and police representative launched an operation in general area 5th Mile and apprehended Sanwarmal Chaudhary, age 36 years, r/o Bhimsar, Churu Dist, Rajasthan and Om Prakash Tholiya, age 38 years, r/o Khardoya, Nagore Dist, Rajasthan.

430 bags of contraband (Areca Nuts) amounting to approximately Rs. One Crore was seized. The apprehended individuals and seized contraband was handed over to Superintendent of Anti- Smuggling Customs Prevention Division, Dimapur, it said.