Nagaland

Assam Rifles seizes explosives and contraband items in Kohima, Nagaland

(Assam Rifles seizes explosives and contraband items on January 19, 2020)

Kohima, January 22 (NE): Troops of Assam Rifles apprehended two individuals and seized a vehicle loaded with smuggled pyrotechnic explosives and illegal contraband items worth more than Rs 45 lakhs from a Mobile Vehicle Check Post near Zubza in Kohima, Nagaland on January 19, 2020.

During spot checking of the vehicle, 3900 pyrotechnic low explosive canisters (200 gms each) amounting to 780 kgs of explosives with wire based kit and 55,500 packets of smuggled contraband items valued more than Rs 45 lakhs were recovered, said a notification from Assam Rifles.

The apprehended individuals and the seized items have been handed over to police for further investigation.