Nagaland, May 15, 2019:
The Tengnoupal Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (S), apprehended a drug smuggler carrying brown sugar worth Rs 1.16 crore at Permanent Vehicle Check Post (PVCP) in Khudengthabi in Manipur.
Based on specific input from a reliable source, a team from Khudengthabi post stopped a black colour autorickshaw without registration number which was moving from Moreh to Khudnegthabi. On checking the vehicle, 42 packets of orange coloured powder suspected to be brown sugar and weighing approximately 582 gms (including packing material) was found hidden inside the body of the auto rickshaw.
The contraband was being transported by a person who has been identified as Jampao Khungsai. There were no other passengers in the auto rickshaw. The approximate cost of the seized brown sugar is Rs 1.16 Crores.